Johnson & Johnson Recalls Tylenol Products on Odor Complaints

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is recalling Tylenol products because of a musty odor, the company's third such recall in 12 months.

J&J is yanking a line of Tylenol 8-hour caplets containing 127,728 bottles after customers complained of a musty smell from the pills, Bloomberg News said. The smell may be related to a chemical that is applied to wooden pallets used to store packing materials.

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"We believe it's from packing components and we're continuing to investigate," spokesman Marc Boston told Bloomberg News.

In December 2009, J&J recalled Tylenol Arthritis Pain Caplets after complaints about odors. In January the company recalled a range of over-the-counter products following similar complaints.

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