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.
|SOURCE The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC|
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