Mucinex Recalls Bottles over Labeling Error

On Behalf of | Apr 30, 2015 | Product Liability

The New Jersey product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that the company the produces Mucinex has recalled certain lots of liquid bottles of MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Night Time Cold & Flu; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold & Sinus; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Severe Congestion & Cough and MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold, Flu & Sore Throat because the over-the-counter medications, which correctly label the product on the front of the bottle and lists all active ingredients, may not have the correct corresponding drug facts label on the back. The recall was due to a confirmed report from a retailer.

This mislabeling could cause the consumer to be unaware of side effects and/or risks associated with the ingestion of certain product ingredients which include Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine and/or Diphenhydramine. The voluntary recall is being issued nationwide as a precautionary measure to ensure our consumers have all relevant facts and warnings for the active ingredients contained in the bottle.

Consumers could take a product with undeclared levels of Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine and/or Diphenhydramine. Consumers would not be adequately warned of side effects which could potentially lead to health complications requiring urgent medical intervention, particularly in the case of acetaminophen use in people with liver impairment, taking three or more alcoholic drinks or when taking other medicines containing this active ingredient without consulting a doctor.

If you or a loved one has become sick or injured as a result of taking Mucinex, do not hesitate to contact one of our trusted and experienced New Jersey product liability attorneys today. Eligible parties may be able to recover compensation for their associated damages and losses. To learn if you are entitled to a claim, contact Breslin and Breslin today at 201-546-5881 for a free case evaluation. 


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