Aug 12, 2000Rich's MSM Eye & Ear Drops
Recalled for Bacteria Contamination
OR (SafetyAlerts) - The FDA is
warning consumers not to purchase or use a product known as Rich's MSM Eye & Ear Drops
because it may be contaminated with yeast and Pseudomonas fluorescens - a bacteria that
can cause severe, and in rare cases sight-threatening, eye injuries.
Rich Distributing is voluntarily
recalling the product. Although the scope and volume of the product's distribution is not
known at this time, it was sold in one-ounce containers over the Internet and at retail
locations to consumers throughout the country.
The recall was undertaken after FDA laboratory
analysis revealed these potentially serious contamination problems.
Consumers who may have used this product are urged
to contact their physicians, especially if they applied it to their eyes.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers August 12,
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