PARENTS who have purchased own-brand cough syrup are being urged to check the bottle and see if it needs replacing.
An issue has been discovered with one of the ingredients which could cause them to allow mould to grow.
There is a low risk that the mould could make the child unwell or cause a reaction, although no cases have yet been reported.
As a precaution, the following batches of medicines are being recalled:
Asda Children’s Dry Cough Syrup Glycerol Blackcurrant Flavour, batch 274V1, 276V1, 278V1, 283W1, expiry dates Aug 01 2020, Oct 1 2020, Dec 1 2020 and Feb 1 2021
Bell’s Healthcare Children’s Dry Cough Glycerin 0.75g/5ml Syrup, batch 280V3, expiry date Dec 1 2020
Morrisons Children’s Dry Tickly Cough Glycerin 0.75g/5ml Oral Solution, batch 282W1, expiry date Jan 1 2021
Numark Children’s Dry Cough 0.75 g/5 ml Oral Solution, batch 280V1, 288W1, expiry dates Dec 1 2020, Apr 1 2021
Sainsbury’s Children’s Dry Cough 0.75g/5ml Syrup, batch 275V1, expiry date Sep 1 2020
Superdrug Children’s Dry Tickly Cough Glycerin 0.75 g/5 ml Oral Solution, batch 280V2, 284W1, expiry dates Dec 1 2020, Mar 1 2021
Tesco Children’s Dry Cough Syrup, batch 277V1, 278V2, 281W1, expiry dates Oct 1 2020, Dec 1 2020, Jan 1 2021
Wilko Tickly Cough 0.75g/5ml Oral Solution, batch 275V2, expiry date Sep 1 2020
If you have any of the listed cough syrups, please don’t use them and take them back to where you bought them from.