Recall: Dietary Supplements
On 2015-06-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Dietary Supplements due to a potential poisoning, failure to protect hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2014 for about $23.
About 800 units are involved in this Bariatric Fusion dietary supplement recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Vitamins & Supplements category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 900,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (866) 259-0602
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What is the problem?
The packaging is not child-resistant and senior friendly as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The chews inside the package contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple chews are ingested.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all 60-count bags of cherry flavor Soft Chews Iron with Vitamin C dietary supplements. The pink re-sealable bag has an image of cherries and a leaf on the front of the package. "Soft Chews Iron with Vitamin C," "Cherry flavor," "Bariatric Fusion," "60 Soft Chews" and "Dietary Supplement" are also on the front. Lot number 14191C2 is printed near the bottom of the back of the bags being recalled.
These items were sold new+ at Bariatric Fusion distributors, drug stores, and medical and wellness centers nationwide and online at BariatricFusion.com, BariatricChoice.com and DietDirect.com from September 2014 to February 2015 for about $23.
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 the product out of a child's sight and reach, and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or for free Soft Chews Iron with Vitamin C dietary supplements in compliant packaging.
Bariatric Fusion toll-free at (866) 259-0602 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bariatricfusion.com and click on Soft Chew Iron Recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.