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Jan 15, 2010 9:53 AM by Associated Press

Tainted Tylenol recall expanded

Johnson & Johnson is again expanding a recall of Tylenol caplets due to a moldy smell that made some users sick.

The company says the problem also affects some lots of its fever and pain drug Motrin. The company's McNeil Consumer Healthcare Products business said the voluntarily recall applies to some batches of Tylenol caplets, geltabs, arthritis treatments, rapid release, and extended relief Tylenol, as well as Motrin IB, chewable extra strength Rolaids, Benadryl allergy tablets, and St. Joseph aspirin.

The recall applies to products sold in the Americas, the United Arab Emirates, and Fiji. Johnson & Johnson initially recalled some Tylenol Arthritis Caplets in November and December due to the smell, which caused nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea.

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