Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd—Halcion, Ponstan and Xanax
What are the defects?
The products have been supplied in containers without child-resistant closures. Please note that there is no concern regarding the quality or safety of this medicine other than the absence of child resistant packaging.
What are the hazards?
If children gain access to the products there is the potential for inadvertent poisoning.
What should consumers do?
Consumers are asked to consult their physician on an alternate treatment and then return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Various Pharmacies nationwide
Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.