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Health Alerts: Infant ibuprofen, jogging strollers, and more :

February 20, 2019

Ibuprofen oral suspension drops for infants

Hazard: Some bottles have more ibuprofen per dose than stated on the bottle. Large doses of ibuprofen can permanently damage infants’ kidneys.

Description: Ibuprofen oral suspension drops, USP, 50 mg per 1.25 mL were sold in half-ounce and 1-ounce bottles. Recalled are CVS Health, Equate and Family Wellness branded products with the following lots, NDC codes and expiration dates: lot 4718 with NDC 59779-925-23 and expiration date 12/19; lot 00717005A with NDC 49035-125-24 and expiration date 02/19; and lot 00717006A with NDC 59779-925-24 (labeled as: 50428-1252-4) and expiration date 02/19. Three additional lots were recalled previously: 00717009A with NDC 49035-125-23 and expiration date 02/19; lot 00717015A with NDC 49035-125-23 and expiration date 04/19; and lot 00717024A with NDC 49035-125-23, 59779-925-23 or 55319-250-23 and expiration date 08/19.

Sold at: CVS Pharmacy, Walmart stores and Family Dollar Services Inc. stores nationwide.

Remedy: Return to store where purchased. Seek medical attention for any health concerns.

Contact: Tris Customer Service at 732-940-0358 or email micc_tris@vigilarebp.com. Report adverse reactions to the Food and Drug Administration at www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm.

 

Unbleached flour

Hazard: Gold Medal unbleached flour could be contaminated with salmonella. Eating raw, contaminated flour can cause illness or serious infections. Always thoroughly cook or bake foods made with flour. Do not eat raw batter or dough.

Description: The 5-pound bags of Gold Medal unbleached all-purpose flour have a UPC code of 000-16000-19610-0 and use-by date code 20APR2020KC.

Remedy: Save the product name, barcode and use-by date and throw away recalled flour.

Contact: Visit http://www.generalmills.com/flour and fill out a recall form to receive a replacement coupon or call 800-230-8103.

 

Jogging stroller advisory

If you own a single- or double-occupant BOB jogging stroller, the company has released new information on how to safely and correctly operate the quick release on the front stroller wheel. If the front wheel is not secured to the fork, it can detach suddenly.

The strollers were imported between 1997 and September 2015 by Britax and B.O.B. Trailers Inc.

Consumers are urged to review the educational video at https://bobinfocampaign.britax.com/. Those who still have concerns can contact the company for a free bolt or quick release or discount toward a new stroller.

 

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database atwww.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available atwww.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.

Ride-on vehicles

Units: 44,000

Hazard: The Power Wheels ride-on camper can continue to run after the foot pedal is released, posing an injury hazard.

Description: Recalled are Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers with model FRC29 printed under the hood and a gray foot pedal. They are battery-operated and have a play kitchen, fold out grill and pretend campfire.

Sold exclusively at: Walmart stores nationwide and online from July 2018 to January 2019 for about $400.

Remedy: Contact Fisher-Price for a free repair.

Contact: Call 800-348-0751 or visit https://service.mattel.com/us/recall/FRC29_ivr.asp.

 

Bed rails

Units: About 500

Hazard: Children can get trapped or suffocate in the bed rails.

Description: Recalled are bed rails with model number Boom09. Hot Mom is printed on the bottom right corner of the bed rail.

Sold at: Amazon.com from March through August 2017 for about $60.

Remedy: Contact the company for a refund.

Contact: Call 855-723-3893 or email recalls@consumersafety.online

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