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U.K. to require paracetamol overdose information on OTC labeling effective September 1998.

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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U.K. LIMITING ASPIRIN, PARACETAMOL PACK SIZES TO 16 TABLETS in general sale outlets effective September 1998 "in a drive to improve the safety of over-the-counter pain killers," the British Department of Health announced Aug. 26. The September 1998 start date provides a year-long sell-through period for manufacturers. DoH said it consulted with the pharmaceutical industry, professional associations and consumer advocacy groups in developing the reg.

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