"This voluntary action is being taken as a precaution and the risk of adverse medical events is remote," the company said in a release. The spate of recalls has tarnished the reputation of J&J and its
consumer brands, Pierson points out.
The lot was made in March at a factory in Fort Washington, Penn., operated by J&J's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit. The plant is currently being upgraded to correct quality control lapses discovered by U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspectors.