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Musty Odor Triggers Recall of 1 Lot of Tylenol 8-Hour Extended Release Caplets

submitted on March 30, 2011 by HouTex in "Products / Gadgets"
Hard to believe, but Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Labs had to recall another Tylenol product. This time the 8-hour extended release caplets from the 150-count bottles have a musty or moldy odor. The lot number is ADM074 and UPC code is 300450297181. If you have this lot number, call 1-888-222-6036 (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time) for instructions about receiving a refund or product coupon. The company says the chemicals producing the odor only came into contact with the bottles during packaging.

from ABC News and

There have been so many recalls of products from the McNeil Consumer Healthcare division that they've set up a special page just for recalls at . The complete details for this latest recall can be found at .

This reputation helped Johnson & Johnson win their first round match-up to reach the Consumerist Sweet 16 of the Worst Companies in America. Check out the bracket at and see if you can pick the winner. So far you've only missed the first round, and you can read all about it.

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    Posted by roxytang on March 31, 2011
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    That bracket is hilarious.
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    Posted by clover on March 31, 2011
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    I would have picked them all correct if it was a pool!
    • CouponNut
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      12 10 2
      Posted by CouponNut on March 31, 2011
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      Agreeing with you Clover on the top picks!
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    Posted by HouTex on March 31, 2011
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    This is an annual competition - and here's the prize

    Made from genuine plastic and coated with genuine golden plastic, just like many of the companies' products. Protected from the harsh reality of the floor by a plump cushion, just like many of the companies' executives.

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