Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare (UK) – various products

Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare (UK) – various products

April 20, 2020

Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare (UK) – various products

Drug alert number: EL (20)A/22

Date issued: 20 April 2020

GSK has informed MHRA that due to a machinery defect with the printing line, a small number of packs may not have the batch number and expiry date printed on the outer cartons. The correct information is printed on the blister pack and there is no concern with the product quality.

Beechams All In One Tablets (GSL) PL44673/0007

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
7H3L 31/10/2022 16 30/01/2020
7H3P 31/10/2022 16 30/01/2020

Piriteze Allergy Tablets (GSL) PL44673/0097

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
9P9X 31/10/2022 7 11/02/2020
848E 30/09/2022 30 30/01/2020
848F 31/10/2022 30 30/01/2020
C89U 31/12/2022 30 17/02/2020
C92J 31/12/2022 30 21/02/2020
CF8J 30/11/2022 7 18/02/2020
DD6Y 31/12/2022 14 21/02/2020
EM9F 31/12/2022 14 21/02/2020
EM9H 31/12/2022 14 21/02/2020
TT6W 31/07/2022 7 05/12/2019
V39W 30/09/2022 7 04/12/2019
VK49A 30/09/2022 30 05/12/2019

Piriton Alllergy Tablets (P) PL44673/0093

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
SC9X 30/09/2022 60 02/01/2020
SD2E 30/09/2022 60 02/01/2020
SD2F 30/09/2022 60 02/01/2020
VK4C 30/09/2022 30 02/01/2020
VK4D 30/09/2022 30 02/01/2020

Day Nurse Capsules (P) PL44673/0071

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
XL3H 31/10/2022 20 05/12/2019
XL3J 31/10/2022 20 05/12/2019
XR2H 31/10/2022 20 05/12/2019

Night Nurse Capsules (P) PL44673/0071

Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed
XU2N 30/09/2022 10 06/12/2019
XU2S 30/09/2022 10 06/12/2019
XU2T 31/10/2022 10 09/12/2019
YR2B 30/09/2022 10 06/12/2019

Advice for healthcare professionals

  • If it is noticed that the pack(s) have missing information on the batch number and expiry date on the outer carton, do not supply and return to the company.
  • If member(s) of the public have queries about pack(s) that have missing information on the batch number and expiry date, please check that the product(s) are from the batch(es) listed above. If so advise the patient that the information can still be found on the blisters inside the box. If the affected pack(s) are not from the batch(es) listed above, please quarentine the product and compact the company.

For more information or for medical information queries, please contact GSK Customer Relations at 0800 783 8881 or email customer.relations@gsk.com

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



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