Excedrin recalled for holes in bottles that present poisoning risk to children

More than 433,000 bottles of Excedrin are being recalled because of holes in the bottom of some bottles that can pose a poisoning risk to children. The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced last week that GSK Consumer Healthcare, a division of pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, is recalling five brands of the popular headache medication because of the packaging defects. The holes in the plastic bottles can allow the pills to slip through and harm children who swallow them. Excedrin contains aspirin and acetaminophen, which federal law requires be in child-resistant packaging. GSK in …

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