U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall

Recall Date: December 19, 2018
Recall Number: 19-055

Women’s Iron Complete Supplements Recalled by GNC Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Women’s Iron Complete Dietary Supplement (60 caplets)

Hazard: The dietary supplement blister packaging is not child resistant, as required by federal law. If ingested by a child, these supplements could cause serious injury or death.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should keep these products out of the reach of children and contact GNC for instructions on how to obtain a refund. Consumers can return the unused product to their local GNC store for a refund.

Consumer Contact:
GNC at 888-462-2548 any time, email at [email protected] or online at www.76175823.com and click on “Recall Notice” link at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 756,000

Description:
This recall involves Women’s Iron Complete Dietary Supplement 60-count caplets. The recalled dietary supplement is in a white box with “Women’s Iron Complete” printed on the front in gray and red font. The box contains blister packets with a total of sixty caplets.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold At: GNC retail stores nationwide and online at www.76175823.com from September 2000 through August 2018, and online at www.drugstore.com from September 2000, through August 2016 for about $10.

Distributor: General Nutrition Corp., of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Manufacturer: Nutra Manufacturing, Inc., of Greenville, S.C. (a GNC Company)

Manufactured in: United States

Photos

Photo 1: GNC Women’s Iron Complete Dietary Supplement – sixty (60) caplets

Photo 2: GNC Women’s Iron Complete Dietary Supplement – blister packaging

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