Infants' Tylenol Recall: The 6 Things You Need to Know to Protect Your Child (VIDEO)

Tylenol RecallGet ready to check your medicine cabinets, parents, we've got another Tylenol recall on our hands. McNeil Consumer Healthcare is pulling  infants' Tylenol off the shelves. This brings the number of medicines yanked from stores by the company to at least 25 (at last count) in just the past three years.

But before you panic, parents, here's what you really need to know to keep your kids safe and/or get a refund from the company.

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1. This recall only covers Infants’ TYLENOL® Oral Suspension Liquid, none of the other medicines marketed to kids.

2. The medicine itself is not tainted. The problem is the redesigned bottles, which ironically were introduced three months ago to HELP parents with measuring out how much medicine their kids need. SimpleMeasure has apparently been confusing parents instead of helping them. There's a risk of kids getting the wrong dose.

3.The recalled medicine has the following lot numbers: BIL0U00, BIL0V00, BIL3500, BJL2D00, BJL2E00, BJL2T00, BJL2U00. There will also be a UPC code you can check: 300450122308.

4. The medicine recalled is only the grape flavored liquid.

5. You can keep your medicine if you don't want to go through the recall process. The company has a YouTube video with instructions on use of SimpleMeasure. If the flow restrictor at the top of the bottle remains in place instead of having been pushed into the bottle, simply following the instructions in the video should ensure you get the right dosage for your baby:

6. If you're unsure, you can ask Tylenol for a refund right online or by calling McNeil at 1-888-222-6036 (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time; Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

Are your kids taking the Tylenol covered in this liquid?

 

Image via TylenolOfficial/YouTube

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