Medique Recalls 31 Different Over-the-Counter Drugs Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com (Recall Alert)

Product Recall Details

Product Name 31 Medique Over-the-Counter drugs from the product lines: Medi-First, Medi-First Plus, Medique, Dover, Otis Clapp, and Ecolab.
Recall Date September 11, 2020
Number of units affected About 143,300
Description The recall involves 31 different over-the-counter drugs purchased on or after June 1, 2018 that are unexpired from the following brands: Medi-First, Medi-First Plus, Medique, Dover, Otis Clapp, and Ecolab. They include aspirin-containing products, acetaminophen-containing products, ibuprofen-containing products, lidocaine-containing products, diphenhydramine, loperamide, and naproxen products. The expiration date for tablets and creams can be found on either the top or side panels of the container carton in the format [YEAR/MO]. For products in spray bottles, the expiration date in the same format is located on the front of the bottle. The expiration date is found on the bottom for the spray cans. The 31 different recalled products are listed in the table below: Product Drug Package Type # of Packets Medi-First Non-Aspirin Acetaminophen acetaminophen (325 mg) 2 tablets packet 50 250 Medi-First Extra Strength Non-Aspirin Acetaminophen acetaminophen (500 mg) 2 tablets packet 50 125 250 Medi-First Sinus Pain & Pressure acetaminophen (500 mg) 2 tablets packet 50 125 250 Medique APAP acetaminophen (325 mg) 2 tablets packet 250 Medique Extra Strength APAP acetaminophen (500 mg) 2 tablets packet 50 125 250 Medique Back Pain-Off acetaminophen (250 mg) 2 tablets packet 50 100 250 Medique CCP Caffeine Fee acetaminophen (325 mg) 2 tablets packet 50 250 Medi-First Cold Relief acetaminophen (325 mg) 2 tablets packet 50 125 250 Medique Cramp Tabs acetaminophen (325 mg) 2 tablets packe
Manufacturer Medique, of Fort Myers, Fla.
Retailer(s) Amazon.com from June 2018 through June 2020 for between $2 and $59.
Hazard The over-the-counter products contain regulated substances which must be in child resistant packaging when being used in the household as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.
Available Remedy Refund Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Medique for information on how to dispose of the product and receive a full refund. All known purchasers are being notified directly.
Who to Contact if You Own This Product

Medique at 800-680-2474 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at www.mediqueproducts.com and click on "Recall Notice" at the bottom of the page for more information including registration access.