Proctor & Gamble, in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall of Vicks Dayquil Cold and Flu Liquicaps because they do not meet the child-resistant. The cold and flu medicine contains acetaminophen and is required to have a child-resistant cap.
The recall involves approximately 700,000 packages of the cold and flu product. The recall involves Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu 24-Count Bonus Pack Liquicaps. The medicine comes in orange packaging with the green Vicks symbol and has the following UPC# 3 23900 01087 1.
The product is sold in grocery stores, pharmacies and has been sold from September 2008 until the December 2009 recall.
No injuries have been reported. However, the medicine can be harmful or fatal to children if several capsules are swallowed.
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