11 Million Acetaminophen Bottles Recalled ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Monday, November 13, 2006

11 Million Acetaminophen Bottles Recalled

Perrigo Co. (PRGO), a major manufacturer of store-brand acetaminophen, have issued a recall for 11 million bottles of the painkiller after the discovery that hundreds of bottles may be contaminated with metal fragments (09NOV06). The metal fragments were discovered when the company was performing quality control checks. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 200 caplets were found, ranging from extremely tiny to a third of an inch in size. There have been no reports of injuries or illness at this time.

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