McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of Johnson & Johnson Inc. (Canada)
announces a voluntary nationwide recall of Adult TYLENOL(R) Cold Rapid
Release Daytime/Nighttime Combination package due to print error

MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 29 /CNW/ - McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a Division of Johnson & Johnson Inc. (Canada) is voluntarily recalling units of Adult TYLENOL(R) Cold Rapid Release Daytime/Nighttime Combination 18 count packages, an over-the-counter cold product, due to a print error in the French copy of the Nighttime product foil blister backing. The company is taking this action in consultation with Health Canada.

While the risk to consumers is low and the English copy is correct, the company is implementing this consumer recall to eliminate any potential consumer confusion and to ensure the safety of all Canadians.

Consumers who have purchased the impacted product should contact the Johnson & Johnson Inc. (Canada) Consumer Information Centre at 1-800-265-7323.

    The impacted product included in the recall is:

    UPC No.            LOT No.           PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
    064541319939       087C              Tylenol Cold Rapid Release
                                         Daytime/Nighttime - 18 count

Consumers can find the lot number on the bottom of the box containing the product.

The recall does not affect any other Adult TYLENOL(R) pain relief product or Children's TYLENOL(R) products or any other TYLENOL(R) Cold product sold in Canada. This recall does not extend to any U.S. product.

About McNeil Consumer Healthcare

McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of Johnson & Johnson Inc., markets a broad range of well-known and trusted over-the-counter (OTC) products around the globe. McNeil Consumer Healthcare in Canada markets products in the adult and pediatric pain relief, allergy, gastro-intestinal and nicotine-replacement categories under the brand names TYLENOL(R), MOTRIN(R), BENYLIN(R), BENADRYL(R), REACTINE(R), IMODIUM(R), ROLAIDS(R), NICORETTE(R), and NICODERM(R).


For further information: For further information: MEDIA INQUIRIES: Tina Peyregatt, (905) 968-2028 (office), (416) 464-6091 (mobile),

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