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18-026 QA PRODUCT RECALL – GLAXO SMITH KLINE RECALLS 24 HR PREVACID DUE TO POSSIBLE MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION

Date:  4 OCT 2018                                                                                     Recall: # 18-026

Scope: WORLDWIDE RETAIL FACILITIES, DCs & ECOMMERCE

Out of abundance of caution, Glaxo Smith Kline announced a voluntary recall of Prevacid 24 Hr capsules due to possible microbial contamination. The Exchange currently sells the 14ct. capsules.

Hazard: Healthy people can develop mild illnesses from contact with some forms of microbial contamination, however; serious infections may occur in people in the hospital and/or with weakened immune systems.

Incidents/Injuries: To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this problem.  This recall is being conductined out of abundance of caution.

Description: The following product is affected.

Remedy: Customers who purchased the product are encouraged to return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Customers who have additional questions or concerns should contact the GSK Customer Service team at 1-800-743-4014, Option 5 for PREVACID® 24HR 15 mg Lansoprazole Capsules, Recall Event Number 134PREV18.

Sold at: Worldwide Exchange facilities, Online E-commerce and other retailers.

Manufacturer(s): Glaxo Smith Kline

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