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    Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquicaps Recalled

    Brand: The Procter & Gamble Co.
    Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquicaps Recalled recall image Courtesy of CPSC

    Recall Date:

    December 18, 2009

    Danger

    The cold and flu medicine contains acetaminophen and is not in child-resistant packaging and lacks the statement, "This Package for Households Without Young Children," as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. This medicine could cause serious health problems or death to a child if several of the capsules are swallowed.

    Description

    This recall involves about 700,000 packages of Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu 24-Count Bonus Pack Liquicaps. The medicine comes in orange packaging with the green Vicks symbol and has the UPC# 3 23900 01087 1. No other Vick's products are included in this recall.

    Sold At

    Drug stores, grocery stores, and other retailers nationwide between September 2008 and December 2009 for about $5.

    What To Do

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. Those who purchased the product with the expectation that it would be in child-resistant packaging can contact Procter & Gamble for a full refund or a replacement coupon. Adult consumers can continue to use the product as directed. For more information, contact Procter & Gamble at (800) 251-3374 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.vicks.com.

    Who To Contact

    For additional information, contact Procter & Gamble at (800) 251-3374 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or log on to their Web site at www.vicks.com

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