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Sun Pharma recalls Kroger brand acetaminophen

The product's packaging is not child-resistant

Kroger acetaminophen
Photo source: CPSC
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries of Princeton, N.J., is recalling about 34,660 bottles of Kroger Acetaminophen.

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

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the Kroger brand acetaminophen over-the-counter drug. The red, white, and gray label states Kroger, Acetaminophen, Extended-Release Tablets USP, 650mg, Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer, 100 caplets.

The bottle has a white continuous thread closure. The UPC number is 0004126001287, and the batch codes are AC45463, AC38213, or AC30682. The location of the UPC number is under the bar code on the packaging, and the batch code is at the bottom of the label on the bottle.

The acetaminophen, manufactured in the U.S., was sold at Baker's, City Market, Dillons, Dillons Marketplace, Fred Meyer, Fry's Food and Drug, Fry's Marketplace, Fry's Mercado, Gerbes, JayC, JayC Food Plus, King Soopers, King Soopers Fresh Fare, King Soopers Marketplace, Kroger, Kroger Fresh Fare, Kroger Marketplace, Mariano's, Metro Market, Payless Super Market, Pick 'n Save, Pick 'n Save Marketplace, Smith's, and Smith's Marketplace stores nationwide from October 2021, through March 2022, for about $9.

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of reach and sight of children. Customers can contact Kroger for information on how to properly dispose of the product and receive a full refund.

Consumers may contact the company at 800-576-4377 from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (ET) Saturday and Sunday, or online for more information.

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