SKILLMAN, New Jersey – More than 200,000 bottles of concentrated MOTRIN® Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor 1/2 fl oz are being pulled off store and pharmacy shelves this week over fears they may contain plastic particles, according to the medicine’s manufacturer, McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc.
In a press release issued by the New Jersey-based division of Johnson & Johnson, the company says tiny plastic particles approximately the size of a poppy seed were discovered in at least three lots, or shipments, of the product, including lot #DCB3T01, DDB4R01 and DDB4S01. So far, no illnesses or injuries have been reported as the result of consuming a contaminated dose.
The product’s manufacturer recommends that all consumers stop using the medication and call the company for a refund at 1-877-414-7709. For more information, as well as a picture of the affected product, please visit the manufacturer’s website by clicking here.