Tylenol Recall 2010

Tylenol Recall 2010 – For the ninth time this year Tylenol is recalling some of its products. The makers of the pain killer, Johnson & Johnson announced today October 19th,2010 that they are once more recalling about 128,000 bottles of their adult pain relievers after many of the users of the product have complained about a strange, musty odor that evaporates when ever they remove the cap from the bottle.

The news could not have come on a worse day for the pharmaceutical giant. Just moments ago it was revealed that they had a 25% decline in sales of consumer items in the U.S. due to their numerous recall of the painkiller Tylenol that occurred over the summer.

Luckily for the major drug company this time around they will only pulling off a tiny fraction of 60 million bottles of Tylenol medicine the shelves.

According to a statement released by Johnson & Johnson’s McNeil Consumer Health division about 128,000 bottles of Tylenol 8 Hour Caplets will be recalled.

The rest of the press release reads, “McNeil is taking this action following a small number of complaints of a musty or moldy odor.”

The spokeswoman went on to explain that they think that the odor is caused by a chemical called 2,4,6-tribromoanisole (TBA) and they are monitoring to situation as they work hare to solve the issue once and for all.

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