March 12, 2002
Leiner Health Has Recalled Dietary Supplements Containing Iron
- Leiner Health Products has
recalled about 14,000 bottles of dietary supplements containing iron. The
supplements being recalled are not packaged in child-resistant packaging as
required under the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. If ingested by children,
these iron-containing supplements can cause serious injury or death.
CPSC and Leiner have not received any reports of injuries involving these
products. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of
The product included in the recall is "Nature's Valley, Women's Formula
Multivitamin." The supplement was sold in a brown plastic bottle with a
light yellow label. The bottles have UPC code "41163 27006" located on the
back of the bottle The recalled product is packaged in containers of
60-tablets and have green screw-on caps. Only bottles with lot numbers
IFA2750 and IFA2751 are included in the recall. The lot numbers are written
vertically down the back of the bottle.
Albertson's, Jewel, Osco, Sav-on and Acme sold these recalled supplement
bottles nationwide from July 2001 through February 2002 for between $8 and
Consumers should immediately remove the bottles from the reach of young
children and return them to the store where purchased for a refund. For
additional information, contact Leiner Health Products at (800) 421-1168
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
Products sold since February 2002 have child-resistant packaging and are not
included in this recall.