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Tylenol vs Toyota, double standard?

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posted on May, 4 2010 @ 07:26 PM
A couple of weeks ago congress was ready to run Toyota out of the USA. Now look at the double standard with an American owned company.


Below are details of those recalls.

April 30, 2010:

Products: 40 products including liquid infant and children's pain relievers, Tylenol, and Motrin and allergy medications Zyrtec and Benadryl.

Problem: Manufacturing deficiencies that may have affected the quality, purity or potency of the medicines.

January 15, 2010:

Products: 53 million bottles of over-the-counter products including Tylenol, Motrin and Rolaids, Benadryl and St. Joseph's Aspirin, involving lots in the Americas, the United Arab Emirates and Fiji.

Problem: Unusual moldy, musty or mildew-like odor

December 2009:

Product: Expands November recall of Tylenol Arthritis Pain Caplets

Problem: Consumer reports of unusual moldy odor with the 100-count bottles

November 2009:

Product: Five lots of Tylenol Arthritis Pain Caplets

Problem: Reports of an unusual musty or mildew-like odor that was associated with nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea

September 2009:

Products: Some lots of infants' and children's Tylenol

Problem: Possible bacterial contamination

November 2008:

Product: About 12,000 bottles of Mylicon over-the-counter infant anti-gas drops in the dye-free variety. (Mylicon sells the product in a 50-50 joint venture with Merck & Co (MRK.N))

Problem: Bottles may have contained metal fragments.


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