Country Life Recalls Target-Mins Iron Supplement Bottles Due to Lack of Child-Resistant Packaging

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product because the product could cause personal injuries or death due to product liability. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product:

Target-Mins™ Iron Supplement Bottles

Hazard:

The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The supplement tablets inside the bottle contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once.

Consumer Contact:

Country Life at (800) 645-5768, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at salesadmin@countrylifevitamins.com or visit the firm’s website at www.countrylifevitamins.com and click on the “Contact Us” icon, then “Product Questions” for more information.

Description

This recall involves Country Life Target-Mins 25 mg iron supplements bottles. The bottle is brown with a black top and has a white label with a yellow banner at the top and a green banner at the bottom. The words “IRON,” “Country Life” and “90 tablets” are printed on the label. Bar code 015794024927 and Lot Number 13A866B are printed on the far left side of the front label.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately place recalled bottles out of the reach of children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or a replacement bottle.

Sold at

New Seasons, Sprouts Farmers Market, Vitamin Cottage, Whole Foods Market and other natural food stores nationwide from January 2013 to May 2013 for about $10.

Manufacturer

Country Life LLC, of Hauppauge, New York

Source:  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Country-Life-Recalls-Target-Mins-Iron-Supplement-Bottles/

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