OTC Painkiller Recalled Due to Child Poisoning Risk

otc painkiller recalled
Name of Product:

Over-the-counter drugs


The over-the-counter drug products contain regulated substances which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

Recall Date:

January 26, 2022


About 800

Recall Details


This recall involves bottles of Geri-Care Brand over-the-counter acetaminophen and aspirin. The acetaminophen is 500mg with 1,000 tablets in the bottle. The aspirin was sold in 81mg with 300 and 1,000 tablets in the bottle and 325mg with 250 and 1,000 tablets in the bottle.

Product Count
Extra Strength Acetaminophen 500mg Tablets 1,000
Regular Strength Enteric Coated Aspirin 325mg Tablets 250
Regular Strength Enteric Coated Aspirin 325mg Tablets 1,000
Adult Low Dose Enteric Coated Aspirin 81mg Tablets 300
Adult Low Dose Enteric Coated Aspirin 81mg Tablets 1,000

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of sight and reach of children, and safely dispose of the recalled product as soon as is practicable. Contact Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals for a full refund or replacement over-the-counter drug product.


None reported

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Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, of Brooklyn, New York

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:


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