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Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals recalls OTC drugs

The packaging of the products is not child resistant

Geri-Care acetaminophen
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Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, of Brooklyn, N.Y., is recalling about 800 bottles of over-the-counter drugs.

The packaging of the products is not child-resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

No incidents or illnesses are reported.

This recall involves bottles of Geri-Care Brand over-the-counter acetaminophen and aspirin. A list of the recalled products may be found here.

The OTC drugs, manufactured in the U.S, were sold online at amazon.com, simplymedical.com, drugsupplystore.com, heypharma.com, otcsuperstore.com, blowoutmedical.com, vitamincoveusa.com, simplymedical.com, silverrodrx.com, zoro.com, healthproductsforyou.com, earthturns.com, cleanitsupply.com, herbspro.com, stomabags.com, ebay.com, atcmedical.com, and bettymillls.com through August 2021, for between $2 and $10.

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of sight and reach of children until they can safely dispose of them. Contact Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals for a full refund or replacement over-the-counter drug product.

Consumers may contact Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals at (800) 540-3765 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.(ET) Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (ET) Friday, by email at recalls@gericarepharm.com, or online at www.gericarepharm.com. Consumers can click on “Product Recalls” at the top of the company's webpage for more information.

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