Recall: International Vitamin Multivitamin Women 50+ Tablets
On 2015-06-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding International Vitamin Multivitamin Women 50+ Tablets due to a potential poisoning, failure to protect hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2015 for about $16.
About 20,000 units are involved in this tablet recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 2nd 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) 927-5470
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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 multivitamin 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 "Well at Walgreens" Multivitamin Women 50+ tablets. The white plastic bottles contain 200 multivitamin tablets. "Well at Walgreens Multivitamin Women 50+" is printed on the bottle's white and silver label. A yellow band at the top of the label states "Value Size." UPC number 3-11917-17262-0 and one of the following lot numbers 000001 (EXP 9/2016), 000002 (EXP 12/2016) or 000003 (EXP 11/2016) are printed on the back of the bottles on a white label.
These items were sold new+ at Walgreens drug stores nationwide from January 2015 through March 2015 for about $16.
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 contact International Vitamin Corp. for a free replacement child-resistant cap.
International Vitamin Corp. toll-free at (866) 927-5470 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.ivcinc.com and click on Safety Recall Notice at the bottom for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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