Vicks—Sinex Nasal Decongestant metered pump spray

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Product description

Vicks Sinex Long Acting Nasal Decongestant: 20ml Metered Pump Spray; 20ml Metered Pump Spray Refill; And 15ml Spray. Batch Nos. 504 To 522 Inclusive. Expiry Dates January 1999 To May 2000. Aust R Numbers 10301, 10302.

Reasons the product is recalled

May Have Been Diluted With A Disinfecting Agent (ethanol) Which Is Not Part Of The Formula Rendering The Product Ineffective And May Result In Temporary Irritation To Nasal Membranes.

The hazards to consumers

Ineffective Product.

What consumers should do

Consumers Are Requested To Immediately Return Any Open Or Unused Product For A Full Refund Via Their Local Pharmacy Or Call The Sinex Toll Free Hotline Number 1800 812 502.


Procter & Gamble Australia Pty Ltd

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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