Posted December 7, 2012

Antioxidant Protandim Supplement Recalled Due To Risk of Metal Fragments

On December 5, 2012, LifeVantage Corporation issued a voluntary recall of dietary supplement Protandim, the Nrf2 Synergizer, due to the potential for contamination with small metal fragments. The recall includes Protandim products sold in the U.S. and Japan between July and November 2012.

Consumers who purchased Protandim during these dates should not use the product.

No adverse events have been reported to date.

Protandim contains milk thistle extract, bacopa extract, ashwagandha, turmeric extract and green tea extract and is promoted to reduce oxidative stress.

See’s Encyclopedia of Natural Products articles on Bacopa and Ashwagandha for more information on these ingredients and Reviews of Milk Thistle Supplements, Turmeric and Curcumin Supplements and Green Tea Supplements for tests of related products.

For more information about this recall, use the link below.