This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Plans to introduce lower-alcohol formulations of its Nyquil liquid for adults and Formula 44M for adults in time for the next cold/flu season. Reformulated Nyquil (previously 25% alcohol) and Formula 44M (previously 20% alcohol) will both contain 10% alcohol to adhere to an NDMA voluntary program that systemic OTCs for adults cannot contain over 10% alcohol. FDA's OTC Drugs Advisory Committee recommended at its December meeting that OTC drug alcohol content should be limited to 5-10% for adults, .5%-5% for children between six and 12 years of age, and .5% or less for children under six.
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