Recall announced for Family Dollar OTC medical products
Overview of Family Dollar Medical Product Recalls:
- Who: Family Dollar is recalling more than 400 common household products, including toothpaste, deodorant, pain relievers, antacids, sunscreen, lip balm and more.
- Why: Products have been stored outside the temperature requirements stated on the label.
- Where: Nationwide except for Delaware, Alaska and Hawaii.
The United States Food and Drug Administration announced a recall of more than 400 common household products sold at Family Dollar stores because the products were stored outside of the temperature requirements listed on the label.
The recall notice was posted on the FDA’s website on July 21 and applies to hundreds of products from different brands, including toothpastes, deodorants, pain relievers, antacids, sunscreens, lip balms and more Again.
For a complete list of recalled products, Click here. Family Dollar said the products were stocked and “inadvertently shipped” to certain stores between May 1 and June 10, 2022.
No disease reports so far
To date, the company has not received any consumer complaints or illness reports related to this recall, she said.
The company is not currently the subject of any legal action over the recall, but Top Class Actions is closely monitoring the recalls as they sometimes lead to class action lawsuits.
Family Dollar has notified its affected stores asking them to check their inventory immediately and to quarantine and discontinue sales of any affected product.
“Customers who may have purchased the affected product can return this product to the Family Dollar store where it was purchased without a receipt,” the recall reads.
The recall comes after a massive rat infestation at a Family Dollar warehouse prompted the chain to temporarily close more than 400 stores and recall a line of products in February. This incident resulted in a class action filed against the company.
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