Vitamin Shoppe Energy Formula Multivitamin Recall [US]


Vitamin Shoppe Energy Formula Multivitamin Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: The Vitamin Shoppe, a Secaucus, New Jersey establishment, recalls an estimated 2,800 bottles of Vitamin Shoppe branded Energy Formula Multivitamins from the American marketplace due to suspected failure to meet US child resistant closure requirements under the US Poison Prevention Packaging Act and consequential risks of poisoning, ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/3Xcd30qB9FE

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/The-Vitamin-Shoppe-Recalls-Energy-Formula-Multivitamins-Due-to-Failure-to-Meet-Child-Resistant-Packaging-Requirement-Risk-of-Poisoning-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the reports this recall involves The Vitamin Shoppe’s branded Energy Formula Multivitamins sold in a white plastic bottles with a blue, white and gold label, as follows:

  • The Vitamin Shoppe branded Energy Formula Multivitamins, sold in white plastic bottles each containing 90 tablets with a product code of VS-3293 and a batch/lot of 8102351

Please consult the photograph above for details of the drug’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled The Vitamin Shoppe branded Energy Formula Multivitamins can be found on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, this recall was initiated because the product is a Dietary Supplement containing the chemical Iron, a substance that must be stored in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (“PPPA”). The packaging of the product is reportedly not child resistant, posing a poisoning risk if the contents are swallowed by young children.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Vitamin Shoppe branded Energy Formula Multivitamins, please do not use them. Instead, immediately store the product in a safe location out of the reach of children and contact The Vitamin Shoppe for a free replacement child resistant cap or a full refund. Natural Health Partners is contacting all known purchasers directly about this recall.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle poisonings.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact The Vitamin Shoppe toll-free at 1-866-293-3367 in the US and +001-201-552-6000 outside the US from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Sunday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.vitaminshoppe.com and click on the “Product Recall Alert” link or go to http://www.vitaminshoppe.com/u/contact-us for more information or by e-mail at customercare@vitaminshoppe.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Energy Formula Multivitamins, please search for “vitamin” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Children, Babies or Infants, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Poisoning hazards, please search for “poisoning” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Ingestion hazards, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Natural Health Partners, please search for “Natural Health” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 20-732
Recalls Direct RIN: 12962-2020
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