J&J McNeil plant recalls Tylenol caplets

    Johnson & Johnson’s McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit has issued another recall, this time for a Tylenol product.

    One lot of Tylenol Extra Strength Caplets made in February 2009 has been recalled for a musty, moldy smell that’s linked to a trace chemical, the Associated Press reports.

    More than 60,000 bottles, each with 225 caplets, are effected. Look for the lot number — ABA619 300450444271 — on the side of the bottle, and call 1-888-222-6036 for instructions about refunds and coupons.

    If your bottle is part of the recall, stop taking the medicine. The trace amounts of 2,4,6-tribromoanisole have been linked to temporary, non-serious gastrointestinal symptoms.

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