Terry White Chemist — 200mL children’s paracetamol syrup for 1 to 5 years & 6 to 12 years

PRA number

2015/14944

Published date

Product description

Terry White Chemist branded children's paracetamol
Terry White Chemists Paracetamol
Identifying features
Batch No: 1 to 5 years - FA4443 (with expiry dates of 08/2016) Batch No: 6 to 12 years - IA50319 (with expiry dates of 02/2017)

Other identifying numbers

Batch No: 1 to 5 years - FA4443 (with expiry dates of 08/2016)
Batch No: 6 to 12 years - IA50319 (with expiry dates of 02/2017)

What are the defects?

It has been identified that the bottle grooves that secure the lids on these products could break off during opening.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk that small pieces of plastic could be ingested if the issue is not identified by the user, potentially posing a choking hazard.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should return the medicine to the place of purchase for a refund or replacement. In the meantime the affected medicine should not be used.

Alternatively, they can call Apotex on 1800 276 839.

Supplier

Terry White Chemist

Traders who sold this product

Terry White Chemists

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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