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January 18, 2000

Hope For Life Foundation of Southern California Recalls Radic Electrolyte Formula

Viejo, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Hope For Life Foundation of Southern California is recalling certain 8-ounce clear plastic bottles of Radic Electrolyte Formula because the product contains catechol, a carcinogen.

The recalled product, manufactured by Medical Research Products, also known as Consolidated Marketing Ltd., is a dietary supplement to help the body heal itself naturally.  The formula was sold over-the-counter and  was distributed in California and Nevada.  The product is uncoded All 8-ounce products are affected.  According to FDA, only 20 bottles were distributed and the firm estimates none remains on the market.

This Class II recall was initiated by the Hope For Life Foundation by telephone beginning December 15, 1999.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.  The FDA considers this recall to be complete.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #D-205-0

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