Aurohealth recalls Walgreens brand pain reliever due to risk to children

A Walgreen’s pain reliever is being recalled because of its risk to children.The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that the New Jersey-based importer AuroHealth is recalling Walgreens brand Acetaminophen due to failure to meet child-resistant packaging requirements. The insufficient packaging, the CPSC said, poses a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.The recall includes roughly 137,300 units that were sold at Walgreens stores nationwide from October 2021 through April 2022 for about $9. The bottle has a red continuous thread gear closure.UPC number 311917218090 and Lot numbers P2100627, P2100671, P2100672, P2100689 P2100747, P2100859 (each with expiration date Nov-2022) and P2200050 (with expiration date Jan-2023) are included in this recall. The UPC number, lot numbers and expiration date are printed near the drug facts panel on the label on the back of the bottle, according to the recall notice.The drug is manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma Limited, of Telangana, India.Currently, there are no injuries or deaths that have been reported.Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of reach and sight of children, and then contact Aurohealth for information on how to return the product at your nearest Walgreens store to receive a full refund.

A Walgreen’s pain reliever is being recalled because of its risk to children.

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that the New Jersey-based importer AuroHealth is recalling Walgreens brand Acetaminophen due to failure to meet child-resistant packaging requirements.

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The insufficient packaging, the CPSC said, poses a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

The recall includes roughly 137,300 units that were sold at Walgreens stores nationwide from October 2021 through April 2022 for about $9. The bottle has a red continuous thread gear closure.

UPC number 311917218090 and Lot numbers P2100627, P2100671, P2100672, P2100689 P2100747, P2100859 (each with expiration date Nov-2022) and P2200050 (with expiration date Jan-2023) are included in this recall. The UPC number, lot numbers and expiration date are printed near the drug facts panel on the label on the back of the bottle, according to the recall notice.

The drug is manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma Limited, of Telangana, India.

Currently, there are no injuries or deaths that have been reported.

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of reach and sight of children, and then contact Aurohealth for information on how to return the product at your nearest Walgreens store to receive a full refund.

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