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Recall for children's cold medicine expands

Recall for children's cold medicine expands
Posted at 11:23 AM, Jan 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-12 14:23:00-05

Two flavors of liquid cold syrup for children are being recalled due to the potential for overdosing.

The products were sold by nine retailers under various brand names. The dose cups have incorrect markings, which can cause an incorrect amount of the syrup to be consumed.

The company, Perrigo, issued the voluntary recall in the United States on two batches of children's guaifenesin grape liquid (100 mg/5 mL) and three batches of guaifenesin DM cherry liquid (100mg guaifenesin and 5mg dextromethorphan HBr/ 5 ml). They are in 4 oz. bottles with a dosage cup in a box under the store brand product names.

Label: H.E.B; Lot number: 5LK0592; Expires 08/2017
Label: CVS; Lot number: 5MK0340; Expires 08/2017

Label: Sunmark; Lot number: 5LK0528, 5LK0630; Expires 03/2017
Label: Rite-Aid; Lot numbers: 5LK0528, 5LK0630; Expires 03/2017
Label: Topcare; Lot numbers: 5LK0528, 5LK0630, 5LK0779; Expires 03/2017
Label: Kroger; Lot numbers: 5LK0528, 5LK0630; Expires 03/2017
Label: GoodSense; Lot number: 5LK0528; Expires 03/2017
Label: Dollar General; Lot number: 5LK0630; Expires 03/2017
Label: Care One; Lot number: 5LK0630; Expires 03/2017
Label: CVS; Lot number: 5LK0630; Expires 03/2017

Consumers who have purchased one of the recalled items should discard it and call Perrigo at (888) 345-0479 or visit the website mucusreliefrecall.com.

A recall was originally announced by retailer Stop & Shop and Giant on Friday for all products with the UPC code 34152031837.The expiration date is March 2017.