Vita Health Products Issues Voluntary Recall of Safeway Extra Strength Ibuprofen Liquid Capsules 400 mg 50 count

WINNIPEG, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Today Vita Health Products Inc. announced the voluntary recall of all lots of Safeway Extra Strength Ibuprofen Liquid Capsules 400 mg 50 count as a result of a labeling design error.

The product is packaged with a non child resistant bottle and cap configuration.  The outer carton correctly states "Child resistant cap available in another size" and the inner label incorrectly states "Child Resistant Cap."

The outer box and inner label both state 'CAUTION: KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.  There is enough drug in this package to seriously harm a child' in French and English in red text.

Once Vita Health became aware of the issue, the company immediately notified Health Canada and began the recall process.  To date there have been no adverse events reported concerning this product.

The following products are included in this recall:

Finished Good UPC Description Lot number Date of Manufacture Date of Expiry
058200764567 Safeway Extra
Strength Ibuprofen
Liquid Capsules
400 mg 50 count
1I0802CCY 09/2011 06/2013
1I0812CCY 09/2011 06/2013
1I0842KK2 09/2011 06/2013
2A1432NWR 01/2012 12/2013
2A1442NWR 01/2012 12/2013
2C0702S11 03/2012 12/2013
2F0982V0U 06/2012 02/2014
3B2062XRR 02/2013 12/2014
3D2692Z58 04/2013 12/2014

Consumers who have any of these products in their possession should return the product to the place of purchase or call 1-(800)-665-8820, Monday-Friday 9 am-5:30 pm EST for further instruction.

 

Image with caption: "Safeway Extra Strength Ibuprofen Liquid Capsules. (CNW Group/Vita Health Products)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130607_C6268_PHOTO_EN_27690.jpg

SOURCE: Vita Health Products

For further information:

MEDIA CONTACT:
Andrea Staub
631-200-7459

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