KinderMed Pain And Fever Products Recall (2023) Over Possible Health Risks

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Why Were These KinderMed Pain And Fever Products Recalled?

On November 13, 2023, KinderFarms, LLC, announced the recall of OTC (over-the-counter) KinderMed pain and fever reliever products for infants and kids due to possible health risks from acetaminophen instability (the primary ingredient is unstable and its actual amount can change in the medication, without any warning). (1)(2)

According to the recall advisory, these affected products contain acetaminophen as the active ingredient (as with many other pain-relieving medicines). (1)(2)

However, due to acetaminophen instability, tests on some of the product samples showed that they were no longer in the correct specification. (1)(2)

KinderFarms and the FDA haven’t received any reports of illnesses or injuries caused by these products as of the recall announcement date. However, the company decided to recall the affected products because they might cause acute health risks, including the following symptoms: (1)(2)

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Jaundice (if taken in higher doses)


Which KinderMed Pain And Fever Products Are Recalled?

According to the recall advisory, this recall involves the following OTC medications: (1)(2)

  • KinderMed Infants’ Pain & Fever medication (oral suspension)
  • KinderMed Kids’ Pain & Fever medication (oral suspension)


No other KinderFarms or KinderMed products are affected by this recall. (1)(2)

The company assures worried parents that they’re also testing all the other products (even those that aren’t included in the recall) and enhancing their manufacturing processes to ensure that they’re safe and meet high-quality standards. (1)


KinderMed Infants’ Pain & Fever Medication



  • This product is for children ages 2-3 years.


KinderMed Kids’ Pain & Fever Medication



  • This product is for children ages 2-11 years.


How Do I Know If My Child’s KinderMed Pain And Fever Products Have Been Recalled?

This recall affects all lots of the children’s medications listed above. (1)(2)

Check for the following UPCs (universal product codes) and the product sizes:

  • KinderMed Infants’ Pain & Fever – UPC: 850001805698; 2 fl oz / 59 ml, an oral suspension with acetaminophen content of 160 mg per 5 ml)
  • KinderMed Kids’ Pain & Fever – UPC: 850001805728; 4 fl oz / 118 ml), an oral suspension with acetaminophen content of 160 mg per 5 ml


According to the recall advisory, these products were sold nationwide in various:

  • Direct delivery and national retailers
  • Drug stores
  • Pharmacies
  • Supermarkets
  • Online (via major e-commerce sites)


What To Do With My Recalled KinderMed Pain And Fever Products?

Immediately stop using these recalled KinderMed products and return them to your place of purchase for a full refund. (1)(2)

For questions, clarifications, or other concerns, you can also contact KinderFarms, LLC, through these channels: (1)(2)

  • Phone number: 800-996-2930 from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
  • Email: [email protected]


If your child develops any symptoms or adverse reactions to these recalled medications, you can also report these to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program via online, by regular mail, or through fax. (2)

One way to do it is to use the online reporting form via 

You can also download the reporting form through or request one from 1-800-332-1088. Submit it to MedWatch via: (2)

  • Fax: 1-800-FDA-0178
  • Regular mail (the form is pre-addressed)


Are These KinderMed Pain And Fever Products Still Safe To Use?

No. There’s no telling what changes to your children’s medication content may have occurred due to acetaminophen instability unless the products are tested. (1)(2)


Where Were These KinderMed Pain And Fever Products Manufactured?

The recall advisory explains that all the affected medications were produced by a major, US-based pharmaceutical manufacturer with 30+ years of experience. (1)(2)


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