|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
February 4, 1998
a) Animal Shaped Children's Chewable Vitamins
with Iron and Beta Carotene, bulk
b) Poly-Tabs with Iron - Chewable, distributed
by J.J. Balan, Inc
c) Valumed Children's Chewable Multiple
Vitamins with Iron, 100 Tablets
d) Major Animal Shapes + Iron, distributed by
e) Children's Complete with Calcium, Iron, and
Bulk Animal Shaped Children's Chewable
Vitamins w/Iron & Beta Carotene CODE 2225A
(Nutro Laboratories' code).
Bulk Children's Complete with Calcium, Iron &
Minerals CODE 2288A (Nutro Laboratories'
Poly-Tabs with Iron - Chewable, 100 count CODE
2225A, Lot 7C00550, NDC #0304-0900-01, Exp
Children's Chewable Multiple Vitamins with
Iron, 100 count, CODE 2225A, Lot 7C00550, NDC
#0839-6552-06, Exp 3/00.
Animal Shapes + Iron Children's Chewable
Vitamins, 100 count, CODE 2225A, Lot 7C00550,
NDC #09040-53660, Exp 3/00.
Nutro Laboratories, Inc., South Plainfield,
Manufacturer, by telephone on July 7, 1997, by
fax on July 8, 1997, and by letter on July 8,
1997. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
1,841,719 tablets were distributed.
Products contain excessive levels of lead.