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April 4, 2001

Vitech America Corporation Recalls Breath Mints

Kent, WA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Vitech America Corporation has recalled certain Breath Mints because the product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5.

This is the first public notice of this Class II recall issued by FDA.

PRODUCT
Breath Mints in metal tin labeled in part "DENTIST RECOMMENDED MYNTZ! Sugar-Free Mouth Acid Neutralizing" Net Wt. 1.75 oz.

Recall #F-310-1.

CODE:
00807 THROUGH 00809

00815 THROUGH 00822
00910 THROUGH 00913
01019 THROUGH 01028
01101 THROUGH 01104
01137 THROUGH 01141
01216 THROUGH 01220
01237 THROUGH 01239
01241 THROUGH 01243
01245 THROUGH 01247
10147 THROUGH 10151
10228 THROUGH 10241
10302 THROUGH 10307.

MANUFACTURER:
Vitech America Corporation, Kent, WA.

RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by telephone on 3/8/01 and by letter on 3/15/01. FDA-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION:
Nationwide and Estonia.

QUANTITY:
614,472/1.75 oz.tins.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

 
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