Johnson and Johnson has recalled several varieties of childrenâ€™s and infantâ€™s cold medication due to a potential risk for bacterial contamination.Â Those items being recalled were made between April and June and involve almost two dozen varieties of the companyâ€™s childrenâ€™s medications.Â The company has contacted whole sale distributors and retailers about their intentions to recall. A B. cepacia bacterium was found in a portion of the raw material that didnâ€™t get used in the finished product. While the bacterial contamination was found in a sample that wasnâ€™t shipped out in its complete forms the company is recalling any shipment that could be related to that mixture as a precaution.
There is very little serious medical reaction risks involved with using these products despite the recall. Â If you feel that you might have any of the products that are being recalled you can check the list of recalled products at the companyâ€™s website. There are 21 items on the recall list, most of which are liquid cold and allergy medications. Youâ€™ll need to find the lot number of the product to check if itâ€™s being recalled, this is available on the bottom of the box or on the sticker which surrounds the bottle.