Concern for children under the age of two years prompts action
LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Giant Food announced it has removed from its shelves several select over-the-counter cold and cough drugs aimed at children under the age of 2 years. The voluntary withdrawal follows an announcement by several major pharmaceutical firms that they will stop selling specific cough and cold medicines citing the potential misuse of these products leading to accidental overdose, especially in children under the age of two.
As a precautionary measure, Giant Food immediately removed the following products.
Concentrated Tylenol(R) Infants' Drops Plus Cold & Cough
UPC Code: 3-00450-39215
Concentrated Tylenol(R) Infants' Drops Plus Cold & Cough Club Tray
UPC Code: 3-00450-39315
PediaCare(R) Infant Dropper Long-Acting Cough
UPC Code: 3-12547-60036
PediaCare(R) Infant Dropper Decongestant (containing pseudoephedrine)
UPC Code: 3-12547-60034
PediaCare(R) Infant Dropper Decongestant & Cough
UPC Code: 3-00097-71501
PediaCare(R) Infant Dropper Decongestant & Cough (containing pseudoephedrine)
UPC Code: 3-00097-71401
CareOne Infant Cough and Cold Cherry .5 oz
UPC Code: 3-41520-31821
Triaminic(R) Infant & Toddler Thin Strips(R) Decongestant
UPC Code: 3-00430-31816
Triaminic(R) Infant & Toddler Thin Strips(R) Decongestant Plus Cough
UPC Code: 3-00430-31916
Little Colds Decongestant + Cough 1oz
UPC Code: 7-56184-14021
Little Colds Multi Symptom Cold 1oz
UPC Code: 7-56184-14041
Customers who purchased these products from Giant Food and still may have them may return the unused portion to their local store for a full refund.
Customers with questions about the affected product may phone Giant Food Customer Service at 1-888-4MYGIANT or visit Giant's website at http://www.giantfood.com.
About Giant Food LLC
Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, MD, operates 186 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs more than 22,000 associates. Included within the 186 stores are 165 full- service pharmacies.
|SOURCE Giant Food LLC|
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