Herbal Research St John’s Wort Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/Basildon: UK CTSI LogoHerbal Research Company recalls certain batches of St John’s Wort tablets due to higher than allowed levels of a toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloid, a serious health hazard. CTSI: http://ht.ly/YRTj0

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=315396

Additional information:
The UK Chartered Trading Standards Institute (“CTSI”) reports the following drugs are subject to this recall:

  • Asda St John’s Wort; batch number: 14279; expiry date: 05/2016; package size: 30 tablets; first distributed: 25/10/2013
  • HRI Good Mood; batch number: 14255; expiry date: 05/2016; package size: 30 tablets; first distributed: 26/09/2013
  • HRI Good Mood; batch number: 14662; expiry date: 05/2016; package size: 30 tablets; first distributed: 09/04/2014
  • HRI Good Mood; batch number: 14498; expiry date: 08/2016; package size: 30 tablets; first distributed: 16/01/2014
  • HRI Good Mood; batch number: 14660; expiry date: 08/2016; package size: 30 tablets; first distributed: 11/05/2014
  • Superdrug St John’s Wort; batch number: 14523; expiry date: 08/2016; package size: 30 tablets; first distributed: 08/01/2014

According to the CTSI, the Herbal Research Company Ltd has recalled six (6) batches of St John’s Wort tablets as testing has shown the presence of a toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloid (“PA”) above the threshold recommended by the UK Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC).

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

==> Please note: other individual batches of St John’s Wort Tablets have been recalled as part of this larger notification. To see all related recalls, please search for “St John’s Wort” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 6596-2016
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