Gloria Herbs Liver Detox Recall [Australia]


Gloria Herbs Liver Detox Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Gloria Herbs Pty Ltd, a Sydney, New South Wales establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Dr. Benny Fan’s Series Gloria Herbs branded Liver Detox medication from the Australian marketplace due to suspected Artemisia ingredients and consequential risks of damage to women of childbearing age and to the health and/or safety of their fetus including reproductive damage, all serious health hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/CLRt30ry0uU

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/gloria-herbs-pty-ltd-gloria-herbs-liver-detox

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

  • Gloria Herbs Liver Detox, sold with a batch/lot code of 11577 and an ARTG designation of 252038

==> No barcodes, APNs, item numbers, best-before date codes, 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 drugs were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Australian state of New South Wales although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

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

Artemisia is a large, diverse grouping of plants ranging between 200 and 400 species, depending on the precise classification criteria, belonging to the daisy family Asteraceae. Common names for various species in the genus include Mugwort, Wormwood and Sagebrush.

According to the ACCC, Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (“TGA”) has undertaken a review of the safety of the ingredient Artemisia, a key component in the recalled Gloria Herbs Liver Detox. The TGA has formed the view that the safety of listed medicines containing Artemisia species may pose a risk when used by women who are pregnant, or likely to become pregnant. Specifically, medicines that contain Artemisia may cause illness if taken by pregnant women or women who intend to become pregnant and may cause injury to their unborn children.

As a consequence of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Gloria Herbs Liver Detox medications identified above.

==> 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.

Disposal of this product must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect the drinking water supply and the ecosystem.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 0-0-0, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to properly treat Artemisia consumption.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact the company at (02) 9662 0799 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://gloriaherbs.com/contact-us/ or by e-mail at info@gloriaherbs.com.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Dr. Benny Fan’s brand, please search for “Benny Fan” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2021/18859
Recalls Direct RIN: 14129-2021
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