Recall: Country Life Target-Mins Iron Supplement Bottles
On 2013-06-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Country Life Target-Mins Iron Supplement Bottles due to a potential poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2013 for about $10.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Country Life supplement recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Vitamins & Supplements category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 900,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 645-5768
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What is the problem?
The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The supplement tablets inside the bottle contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Country Life Target-Mins 25 mg iron supplements bottles. The bottle is brown with a black top and has a white label with a yellow banner at the top and a green banner at the bottom. The words "IRON," "Country Life" and "90 tablets" are printed on the label. Bar code 015794024927 and Lot Number 13A866B are printed on the far left side of the front label.
These items were sold new+ at New Seasons, Sprouts Farmers Market, Vitamin Cottage, Whole Foods Market and other natural food stores nationwide from January 2013 to May 2013 for about $10.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately place recalled bottles out of the reach of children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or a replacement bottle.
Country Life at (800)645-5768, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the firm's website at www.countrylifevitamins.com and click on the "Contact Us" icon, then "Product Questions" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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