In the past few months, there have been many recalls in the U.S.
Thankfully, no one has reported any issues with these products, all thanks to the companies voluntarily issuing a warning about possible contamination at their warehouses.
This time, a maker of popular children's medicines has issued a voluntary recall, and every parent needs to know about it before a kid gets sick.
The FDA announced that King Bio has recalled 32 medicines in case of microbial contamination.
They believe a small percentage of their products produced between August 2017 and April 2018 have been contaminated.
"Administration or use of drug products with microbial contamination, could potentially result in increased infections that may require medical intervention, and could result in infections that could be life threatening to certain individuals."
The company added that they have not received reports of injury or illness to date.
Here is the list of affected products:
These recalled children's medicines mostly come in 2-ounce bottles.
- DK Attention & Learning Enh.
- Chicken Pox Symptom Relief
- Children's Appetite & Weight
- Children's Appetite Enhance
- Children's Cough Relief
- Children's Fever Reliever
- Children's Growth & Development
- DK Newborn Tonic
- DK Nosebleed Relief
- Children's Ear Relief Formula
- DK Teething
- DK Colic Relief
- Tummy Aches
- Kids Multi-Strain Flu Relief
- Kids Stress & Anxiety
- Kids Sleep Aid
- Kids Bed Wetting (NP)
- Kids Candida 4 oz
- Kids Attention & Learning (SCRX)
- Bed Wetting Prevention (SCRX)
- Chicken Pox Symptom Relief (SCRX)
- Children’s Cough (SCRX)
- Children’s Ear Formula (SCRX)
- Children’s Fever Reliever (SCRX)
- Children’s Growth & Development (SCRX)
- Colic Relief (SCRX)
- Newborn Tonic (SCRX)
- Teething (SCRX)
- Tummy Aches (SCRX)
- Children’s Appetite & Weight (SCRX)
- Children’s Appetite Enhancer (SCRX)
King Bio has notified distributors and customers to arrange for a return and replacement of the recalled medicines. Customers can also contact King Bio to make a return.
For more questions and further information regarding the recalled products, visit FDA's website.
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[H/T: USA Today]