Alka-Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold Formula Liquid Gels - Incorrect Packaging

December 9, 2009

Audience: Consumers

[Posted 12/09/2009] Bayer Consumer Care and FDA notified Consumers of a recall of a single product lot of the combination package of Alka-Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold Formula Liquid Gels. The labeling on the foil blister card of certain packages within the lot were printed with the label reversed. The label for the green Night product appears under some of the blue Day product and vice versa. Consumers using the affected product lot may not be aware of the warnings of an antihistamine in the product that could cause drowsiness.

The affected Alka-Seltzer Plus product lot number can be found on both the interior blister package (in black text adjacent to the expiration date) as well as on the exterior carton containing the blister packaging (embossed on the side panel under the Bayer logo). This product was sold only in the U.S. at retail outlets nationwide.

  • Package size: 20 liquid filled capsules per carton (12 day formulation capsules and 8 night formulation capsules)
  • UPC#: 016500537779
  • Lot #: 296939L
  • Expiration: 5/11

Consumers who purchased combination packages of Alka-Seltzer Plus Day and Night Cold Formula Liquid Gels from the lot included in this recall  should stop using the product and contact Bayer with any questions or for instructions on a refund or replacement. See the company Press Release for contact information

[12/08/2009 - Press Release - Bayer Consumer Care]

    

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