The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Units: About 700,000 packages
Manufacturer: Procter & Gamble Co., of Cincinnati
Hazard: The medicine, which contains acetaminophen, is not in child-resistant packaging. This medicine could cause serious health problems or death to a child if several of the capsules are swallowed.
Description: The recall involves Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu 24-Count Bonus Pack Liquicaps, which come in orange packaging with the green Vicks symbol and UPC code 3 23900 01087 1.
Sold at: Drugstores, grocery stores and other retailers nationwide between September 2008 and December 2009 for about $5.
Remedy: Keep this product out of the reach of children. Contact Procter & Gamble for a refund or replacement coupon. Adults can use the product as directed.
Contact: Call 800-251-3374 or visit www.vicks.com.