Walgreens Women 50+ Multivitamin Recall [US]

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US/Washington: Walgreens Women 50+ Multivitamin Recall [US]International Vitamin recalls approximately 17,000 bottles of Multivitamin Women 50+ Vitamin Tablets due to failure to meet child-resistant closure requirements, serious injury and death hazards, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/PfBTv

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Walgreens-Vitamins-Recalled-by-International-Vitamin/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain “Well at Walgreens” Multivitamin Women 50+ Tablets.

  • The white plastic bottles contain 200 Multivitamin Tablets. The phrase, “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” and its UPC number is 3-11917-17262-0. One of the following lot numbers 000001 (EXP 9/2016), 000002 (EXP 12/2016) or 000003 (EXP 11/2016) is printed on the back of the bottles on a white label.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Vitamin Tablets are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the packaging is not child-resistant and senior friendly as required by the US 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.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Multivitamins, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact International Vitamin Corp. at 1-866-927-5470, 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.ivcinc.com and click on the Safety Recall Notice link at the bottom of the page.


Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-162
Recalls Direct RIN: 5516-2015
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