Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid Medication Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagInfants' Friend Oral Liquid Medication Recall [Australia]Australia/Canberra: Infants’ Friend Pty Ltd., an Ipswich, Queensland establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid from the Australian marketplace due to suspected Chloroform contamination and consequential risks of liver damage, kidney damage and nervous system damage, all serious health hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/yvNN30rtehc

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/infants-friend-pty-ltd-infants-friend-oral-liquid-100ml

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

  • Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid Medication, sold in 100 mL brown glass bottles with white labels and red and black printing; affected dates: all dates within expiry, supplied from March 2019 with batch/lot numbers: 794916, 794917, 809093, 809094, 820794, 820795, 836054, 836055, 839135, 839136, 839139, 839140, 839137 and 839138, an ARTG designation of 26678 and a barcode of 9319252000012

==> No item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in pharmacies and supermarkets nationally. When in doubt about this product’s distribution, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the drug’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the ACCC, Infants’ Friend Pty Ltd. recalls certain batch/lots of Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid from the Australian marketplace due to suspected Chloroform contamination. At high doses and/or following long-term use, Chloroform may cause damage to the liver, kidneys and nervous system, particularly in children, the intended market of this medication.

==> For information about Chloroform Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> 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 drug, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household rubbish, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect drug.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Infants’ Friend Oral Liquid, please do not administer it to your child. 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 properly treat Chloroform poisonings.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact Infants’ Friends Customer Service Department at 1800 981 403 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at https://infantsfriend.com.au/contact/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Oral Liquid, please search for “medication” or more generically, “drug” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

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

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

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2020/18774
Recalls Direct RIN: 13999-2021
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