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Posted August 9, 2002

Recall of 7 Herbal Products from Botanic Lab in US and Abroad

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following Class II recall information in its August 7, 2002 Enforcement Report. A Class II recall is a situation in which use or exposure to a violative product may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences or where probability of seroius adverse health consequences is remote. This recall relates to a similar warning issued by Health Canada in June (see June 21 posting in the ConsumerLab.com Recalls and Warnings archive):

PRODUCT

RA SPES Capsules, Joint and Tendon Formula, 30 Capsules, 300 mg each, Herbal Dietary Supplement. Recall # D-363-2;

OA PLUS Capsules, Joint and Tendon Formula, 30 capsules, 300 mg each, Herbal Dietary Supplement. Recall #. D-364-2;

HEPASTAT Capsules, Liver Formula, 90 capsules, 300 mg each, Herbal Dietary Supplement. Recall # D-365-2;

NEUTRALIS Capsules, Immune System Formula, 30 capsules, 300 mg each, Herbal Dietary Supplement. Recall # D-366-2;

OSPORO Capsules, Skeletal Formula, 30 Capsules, 300 mg each, Herbal Dietary Supplement. Recall # D-367-2;

POENA Capsules, Muscle and Tissue Formula, 30 capsules, 300 mg each, Herbal Dietary Supplement. Recall # D-368-2;

ARTHRIN Capsules, Joint and Tendon Formula, 30 capsules, 300 mg each, Herbal Dietary Supplement. Recall # D-369-2.

CODE All codes.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Botanic Lab, Brea, CA, by letter on May 24, 2002. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON Products contain various amounts and combinations of undeclared prescription drug ingredients-Alprazolam, Indomethacin, Ethinyl Estradiol, and/or DES.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE Unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Nationwide and Internationally.