Class 2 MHRA drug alert – Own-brand children’s glycerine and blackcurrant cough syrups manufactured by Bell, Sons & Co.

Class 2 MHRA drug alert – Own-brand children’s glycerine and blackcurrant cough syrups manufactured by Bell, Sons & Co.

June 20, 2018

Drug alert number: EL (18) A/10 

Date issued: 20th June 2018

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 wholesaler and pharmacy level recall, to be actioned within 48 hours, for certain batches of:

Asda Children’s Dry Cough Syrup Glycerol Blackcurrant Flavour;

Bell’s Healthcare Children’s Dry Cough Glycerin 0.75g/5ml Syrup;

Morrisons Children’s Dry Tickly Cough Glycerin 0.75g/5ml Oral Solution;

Numark Children’s Dry Cough 0.75 g/5 ml Oral Solution;

Sainsbury’s Children’s Dry Cough 0.75g/5ml Syrup;

Superdrug Children’s Dry Tickly Cough Glycerin 0.75 g/5 ml Oral Solution;

Tesco Children’s Dry Cough Syrup;

Wilko Tickly Cough 0.75g/5ml Oral Solution

PL number: 03105/0066

Bell, Sons & Co (Bells) is recalling 15 batches of the cough syrups to patient-level as a precautionary measure due to a small number of reports of mould.

To view the alert please visit the GOV.UK website.

 



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