Genius Kids & Teens Health Supplement Recall [Canada]


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Genius Kids and Teens Natural Health Dietary Supplements Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Nutripur Inc., a Boisbriand, Quebec establishment, recalls one (1) known batch/lot of Genius Kids and Teens Natural Health Dietary Supplements from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Staphylococcus aureus contamination and consequential risks of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/hGDA30rWMaj

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2021/76593a-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Dietary Supplements are subject to this recall:

  • Genius Kids and Teens Natural Health Dietary Supplement Softgel Capsules, sold with a DIN of 80001375, a batch/lot designation of GC2210-1 and an expiry date of 08-23

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

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

These recalled Dietary Supplements were advertised for use for children and teenagers to help support brain and eye health, concentration and mental function, and the management of Attention Deficit Disorder (“ADD”) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (“ADHD”).

The Supplements are thought to have been marketed, distributed and sold in all Canadian provinces although it is always possible these drug products had wider distribution outside the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Genius Kids and Teens Natural Health Dietary Supplement Softgel Capsules, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Staphylococcus aureus bacterial poisonings.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Nutripur Inc. at 1-450-435-2040 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at info@nutripur.com.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Health Canada toll-free at 1-866-225-0709 or +1-613-957-2991 (local). You can also reach the agency by e-mail at hcinfo.infosc@canada.ca. Working members of the press/media can contact Health Canada at +1-613-957-2983 or by e-mail at media@hc-sc.gc.ca.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Natural Health Dietary Supplements, please search for “supplement” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Nutripur Inc., please search for “Nutripur” 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 Genius brand, please search for “Genius” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-76593
Recalls Direct RIN: 14997-2021
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