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NJ company initiates voluntary recall of select vitamins due to isolated manufacturing issue

EWING TOWNSHIP, NJ (Mercer County) – Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Tuesday initiated a voluntary recall of select vitafusion gummy products after the Company’s investigation of two consumer reports identified the possible presence of a metallic mesh material in product lots manufactured in a four-day period between October 29 and November 3, 2020, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The company is not aware of any reports of consumer illness or injury to-date. In some severe cases, ingesting a metallic material could lead to damage of the digestive tract.

Church & Dwight is coordinating closely with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and following all relevant protocols. The recalled gummy vitamin products are listed below with the Universal Product Code (UPC) and Lot Code. No other products are included in this recall. These products were distributed to in-store and e-commerce retailers from November 13, 2020 through April 9, 2021.

Consumers who have purchased one of the products listed below should stop consumption immediately and should call the Consumer Affairs team at +1-800-981-4710 before disposing of the product, and they will provide a full refund.

Any additional questions can also be directed to our Consumer Affairs team Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET. In the event of illness or injury, consumers can contact Safety Call at +1-888-234-1828.

For more information, visit the Company’s website at ChurchDwight.comExternal Link Disclaimer.

Product Photos:

Photo – Showing location of UPC and Lot CodePhoto – vitafusion Kids Melatonin 50ct.Photo – vitafusion Fiber Well 220ct.Photo – vitafusion SleepWell 250ct.Photo – vitafusion MultiVites 150ct.Photo – vitafusion Melatonin 44ct.Photo – vitafusion Melatonin 140ct.Photo – vitafusion Fiber Well 90ct.


Jay Edwards

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