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8 Lots of This Popular Cough Syrup Have Been Recalled—Here's What To Know

SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 25: Packages of Robitussin Honey are displayed on a shelf at a Target store on January 25, 2024 in San Bruno, California. Haleon, maker of Robitussin cough medicine, has announced a recall of certain Robitussin cough syrups due to a possible microbial contamination that could lead to deadly infections for at-risk customers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

There is a Robitussin recall, but know that thankfully, most people don't have much to fear—and it isn't every single bottle of the cough syrup, either.

Haleon, the parent company that creates and distributes Robitussin products, issued a voluntary recall specifically of Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult cough syrups.

Of those two specific types of Robitussin, just eight lots were recalled for a possible microbial contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration, meaning most were actually unaffected.

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That said, immunocompromised people who used Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult cough syrups from the recalled lots may be at risk of fungemia (fungi or yeast in the blood) or disseminated fungal infection (a fungal infection that spreads throughout the body). Consumers without compromised immune systems, however, likely wouldn't have any negative effects from using the products.

If you have either of the recalled types of Robitussin Honey CF Max, check the packaging for the lot information. The following lots are recalled:

  • Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult, 4 oz.: Lot T10810, expiration date Oct. 31, 2025 (will read on the packaging as "31OCT2025")

  • Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult, 8 oz.: Lot T08730, expiration date May 31, 2025 (will read on the packaging as "31MAY2025")

  • Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult, 8 oz.: Lot T08731, expiration date May 31, 2025 (will read on the packaging as "31MAY2025")

  • Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult, 8 oz.: Lot T08732, expiration date May 31, 2025 (will read on the packaging as "31MAY2025")

  • Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult, 8 oz.: Lot T08733, expiration date May 31, 2025 (will read on the packaging as "31MAY2025")

  • Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult, 8 oz.: Lot T10808, expiration date Sept. 30, 2025 (will read on the packaging as "30SEPT2025")

  • Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult, 8 oz.: Lot T08740, expiration date June 30, 2026 (will read on the packaging as "30JUN2026")

  • Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult, 8 oz.: Lot T08742, expiration date June 30, 2026 (will read on the packaging as "30JUN2026")

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If you have products from any of the affected lots, stop using them immediately and contact the Haleon Consumer Relations Team at 1-800-245-1040 (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET) or email mystory.us@haleon.com.

If you've used any of the recalled products and experienced adverse effects, seek medical attention immediately—and then report it to the FDA. You can submit a report online here. You can also download and print a reporting form here and send it via mail to the address specified on the form, or via fax at 1-800-FDA-0178.

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