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Walgreens brand acetaminophen recalled

The product's packaging is not child-resistant

Photo source: CPSC
Aurohealth of East Windsor, N.J., is recalling about 137,300 bottles of Walgreens Pain Reliever 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 Walgreens brand acetaminophen with a red and white label that states Walgreens, Easy Open for Adults, Pain Reliever, Acetaminophen, 500 mg, Fever Reducer, Extra Strength, 150 caplets.

The bottle has a red continuous thread gear closure. UPC number 311917218090 and Lot numbers P2100627, P2100671, P2100672, P2100689 P2100747, P2100859 (each with expiration date Nov-2022) and P2200050 (with expiration date Jan-2023) are included in this recall.

The UPC number, lot numbers and expiration date are printed near the drug facts panel on the label on the back of the bottle.

The acetaminophen, manufactured in India, was sold exclusively at

Walgreens stores nationwide from October 2021, through April 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.

Contact Aurohealth for information on how to return the product at your nearest Walgreens store to receive a full refund.

Consumers may contact Aurohealth toll-free at (888) 504-2014 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, online at www.walgreens.com/topic/information/recall.jsp, or www.aurohealth.com and click on “Walgreens” at the top of the page for more information.

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