Recall Alert: Triaminic® Syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief® Syrups

As flu season continues to sweep through the United States, ensuring the health and safety of your child is of paramount concern. We have an important recall alert to share with you regarding two common, over-the-counter cold and flu medicines. In conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Novartis Consumer Health Inc. is […]

2012 Infant Tylenol Recall: J&J Recalls Consumer Product over Bottle Design Flaws

According to the Wall Street Journal, Johnson & Johnson has recalled approximately 574,000 bottles of over-the-counter infant’s grape-flavored Tylenol—the entire U.S. supply—due to a flaw in the design of the bottle. Consumers complained of trouble using the SimpleMeasure™ dosing system that included a syringe. To measure the proper dose, parents were instructed to insert the […]

Summary of 2010 child product recalls

There were quite a number of recalls in 2010 and this post serves not only as a summary of the bigger child product recalls but also as a reminder for parents and caregivers to be on the lookout for potentially dangerous products. In 2010, we had major child product recalls on everything from children’s drugs […]

Hospital Medication Errors

Hospital medication errors are making the news again and this time, unfortunately it involves the deaths of two children. Hospital Officials confirmed that a baby died at Seattle Children’s Hospital after a worker gave out medicine despite not having the approval of a doctor. The baby died last month and follows another tragic case of […]

Child Drug Recall

Last week I told you about a huge recall concerning Graco and Simplicity cribs. Now comes word of yet another major recall involving children’s products. A part of Johnson & Johnson is recalling certain children’s over the counter liquid medications. The Food and Drug Administration says the problem centers around manufacturing deficiencies, which may affect the quality of the […]