Scientific AmericanPerrigo recalls 11 million bottles of pain killer
By Lisa Richwine
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Generic drugmaker Perrigo Co. is recalling 11 million bottles of over-the-counter pain killer acetaminophen caplets after finding metal fragments in some batches, U.S. health officials said on Thursday.
The 500-milligram pills sold as store brands may have been sent to dozens of outlets around the United States, including some owned by Wal-Mart, Safeway, CVS and Food Lion, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said.
The stores can be found at www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/perrigo/p ... tlist.html
, while the batch numbers are online at www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/perrigo/p ... hlist.html