Bariatric Fusion Recalls Bags of Soft Chews Iron With Vitamin C Due To Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement (Recall Alert)

The chews inside the non child-resistant package contain iron and can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple chews are ingested.

Recall date: June 05, 2015
Recall number: 15-734
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Dietary supplements

Hazard:

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.

Consumer Contact:

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.

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Recall Details

Units

About 800

Description

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.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

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.

Sold 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.

Manufacturer(s)

Bariatric Fusion Inc., of Elma, N.Y.

Manufactured in

United States

  • Bariatric Fusion Soft Chews Iron with Vitamin C dietary supplements

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