There have been a number of Cough & Cold Products recalled because of defective caps. We know just how important those safety caps are when one of these medications gets into the hands of a child.
Health Canada is advising Canadians that Novartis Consumer Health Canada Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of 17 products (see chart below) as the child resistant mechanism of the bottle cap can fail.
As a result, children may be able to open the bottle and ingest the product. The ingredients of the affected products may be harmful to children and as such, ingestion of these products may cause serious adverse health consequences, including death