49ºF

Dozens of kids' and infant medicines recalled due to potentially dangerous contamination

Microbial contamination could result in infections

photo

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of 32 medicines and products for children due to a microbial contamination.

All of the products are made by King Bio and were produced between Aug. 1, 2017 and April 2018. The company says a small percentage of their homeopathic products have tested positive for the microbial contamination. The FDA says the contaminant could result in infections that could be life-threatening to certain individuals.

The following products are affected by the recall:

DK Attention & Learning Enh.                     
Chicken Pox Symptom Relief                       
Children's Appetite & Weight     
Children's Appetite Enhance      
Children's Cough Relief                  
Children's Fever Reliever             
Children's Growth & Development                                           
DK Newborn Tonic                                           
DK Nosebleed Relief                                       
TonsilPlex                                            
Children's Ear Relief Formula        
DK Teething
DK Colic Relief                                   
Tummy Aches                    
Kids Multi-Strain Flu Relief
Kids Stress & Anxiety                       
Kids Sleep Aid                                    
Kids Bed Wetting (NP)                                   
Kids Candida 4 oz
Kids Attention & Learning (SCRX)                
Bed Wetting Prevention (SCRX)                                                 
Chicken Pox Symptom Relief (SCRX)
Children's Cough (SCRX)                                                 
Children’s Ear Formula (SCRX)                                                    
Children’s Fever Reliever (SCRX)                                                 
Children’s Growth & Development (SCRX)                                            
Colic Relief (SCRX)                                                           
Newborn Tonic (SCRX)                                                   
Teething (SCRX)                                                                 
Tummy Aches (SCRX)                                                     
Children’s Appetite & Weight (SCRX)
Children’s Appetite Enhancer (SCRX)                                                     

For a full list of product descriptions, UPC codes and lot numbers, click here.

Consumers with questions about the recall can call King Bio at 866-298-2740 or e-mail the company at recall@kingbio.com.

If your child has experienced any problems related to taking the products, contact your pediatrician. You're also asked to report the problem to the FDA online or by mail. You can download the form online here or get a copy of it by calling 1-800-332-1088. 
 


About the Author: