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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
June 3, 1998

PRODUCT
Various K.W. Botanicals brand OTC products:

a) Achillea & Symphytum 16 Salve (Achillea, Symphytum, Calendula, Hypericum, Mahonia, Plantago, Salvia, Prunella...), in 1 fluid ounce glass bottles, OTC product;

b) Thyme & TeaTree 16 Oil (Plantago, Mahonia, Symphytum, Echinacea, Larrea, Calendula, Oils, Vitamin E, Avocado, Thyme, Tea Tree, Bay, Eucalyptus, Rue, Camphor, Clove, Gum Arabic), in 1/8 ounce glass bottles, for external use only;

c) Thyme & Tea Tree 17Oil (Plantago, Mahonia, Symphytum, Echinacea, Larrea, Calendula, Oils; Vitamin E, Avocado, Thyme, Tea Tree, Bay Eucalyptus, Rue, Camphor, Clove, Gum Arabic), in 1/8 ounce glass bottles, for external use only.

Recall #D-158/160-8.

CODE
Lot numbers:
a) 4/97;
b & c) none.

MANUFACTURER
K. W. Botanicals, San Anselmo, California.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on July 28, 1997. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
California.

QUANTITY
a) 41 bottles; b) 4 1-dram bottles; c) 40 1-dram bottles.

REASON
Contamination - One bulk ingredient was detected to contain Lanatosides.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.