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Stop & Shop Removes Children's Cough and Cold Medicine from Store Shelves
Date:10/11/2007

Concern for children under the age of two years prompts action

QUINCY, Mass., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC 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, Stop & Shop 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 Stop & Shop 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 Stop & Shop Customer Service at 1-800-767-7772 or visit Stop & Shop's website at http://www.stopandshop.com.

About Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, based in Quincy, Massachusetts, employs more than 59,000 associates and operates 389 stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey. Stop & Shop is owned by Netherlands-based Ahold.


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