CVS/pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) Released the Following Statement Today

Thursday, November 9, 2006

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to a voluntary manufacturer recall, CVS/pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) will stop selling CVS Brand Acetaminophen 500mg Caplets chainwide in the following sizes until further notice:

* 24 count * 50 count * 100 count * 250 count * 500 count

We are not aware of any health problems that have occurred due to use of this product.

A block is being placed in our point-of-sale system to prevent sales of these items and all product is being removed from our store shelves.

No other forms of CVS Brand Acetaminophen and no other sizes of CVS Brand Acetaminophen 500mg Caplets are affected by this recall and they remain available for customers to purchase. All CVS Brand products have a money-back guarantee and may be returned for any reason to CVS for a full refund.

For more information about this recall, please contact the manufacturer, Perrigo Consumer Affairs Department at (877) 546-0454.