Beijing Tong Ren Bronchi-Cough Pill Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Beijing Tong Ren Tang Bronchi-Cough Pill Recall [Australia]Beijing Tong Ren Tang Australia Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Bronchi-Cough Pills (Qiguanyan Kesou Tanchuanwan) due to Aristolochic Acid and Amygdalin contamination, both serious health and safety hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/7mds30njZal

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/beijing-tong-ren-tang-australia-pty-ltd-bronchi-cough-pill-qiguanyan-kesou-tanchuanwan

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following drug products are subject to this recall:

  • Bronchi-Cough Pills (Qiguanyan Kesou Tanchuanwan), sold in bottle of 300 pills with a batch/lot designation of 4080015 and an expiry date of 31/03/2019
  • Bronchi-Cough Pills (Qiguanyan Kesou Tanchuanwan), sold in bottle of 300 pills with a batch/lot designation of 16080020 and an expiry date of 30/06/2021

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the drug’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Bronchi-Cough Pills are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, traces of both Aristolochic Acid and Amygdalin have been found in one (1) batch and only Amygdalin being found in another. Aristolochic Acid has been linked to serious adverse effects related to kidney function. Ingestion even in small amounts may be harmful.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm drug poisoning or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food or drug, return it to your retailer for refund, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect product.

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

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 0-0-0, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to handle poisonings.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Bronchi-Cough Pills, please search for “cough” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Beijing Tong Ren Tang Australia’s Customer Service line on 1300 287 828 during normal business hours.

To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Aristolochic Acid contamination, please search for “Aristolochic” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose a Kidney Damage hazard, please search for “kidney” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Beijing Tong Ren Tang Australia Pty Ltd, please search for “Beijing Tong Ren Tang” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2018/17254
Recalls Direct RIN: 11034-2019
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