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FDA – PediaCare Products Recalled

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Blacksmith Brands, Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced a voluntary recall of four children’s products in the PediaCare line.

The products are sold exclusively in the U.S. and manufactured by McNeil Consumer Healthcare (a Johnson & Johnson Company).

PediaCare products involved in the recall:

PediaCare Multi-Symptom Cold 4oz. UPC # 3 0045-0556-05 9

PediaCare Long Acting Cough 4oz. UPC# 3 0045-0465-04 7

PediaCare Decongestant 4oz. UPC# 3 0045-0554-04 8

PediaCare Allergy and Cold 4oz. UPC# 3 0045-0552-04 4

The recall was initiated as a precautionary step because the products were made at the same Johnson & Johnson plant where federal health authorities found poor quality standards.

The company advises consumers who have purchased these recalled products to discontinue use.

For more information on the recall, refer to the FDA Web site or blacksmithbrands.com

Consumers can also contact the company directly at (888) 474-3099.

Last month, J&J’s McNeil division recalled more than 40 varieties of children’s medicines.