60K bottles of Tylenol Extra recalled over odor FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. – Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced another Tylenol recall because of a musty moldy smell linked to a trace chemical. The business’s McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit is recalling one item lot of Tylenol Extra Strength Caplets manufactured in February 2009 and distributed in the U.S. The recall totals 60,912 bottles, each of which has 225 caplets. McNeil said it provides received a small number of reports about the pills’ smell, which has been linked in previous J&J recalls to the presence of trace levels of ‘2,4,6-tribromoanisole.’ TBA is usually a byproduct of a chemical preservative applied to shipping pallets sometimes. Besides causing a distressing odor, TBA has been connected with temporary and non-serious gastrointestinal symptoms.Symptoms and Signs in Individuals Reported to Have Been Asymptomatic Through June 8 We conducted a telephone survey from May 26, 2014, of individuals who had been coded by the Ministry of Health insurance and reported to the Who all as being asymptomatic. At least four efforts were made to contact individuals with available telephone quantities. We obtained oral informed consent from these patients, and we conducted calling interviews in English or Arabic.