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Posted February 17, 2021

FDA Warns Dr. Paul's Lab for COVID-19 Claims

On February 16, 2021, the FDA issued a warning letter to Dr. Paul's Lab following a review of the company's website by the FDA and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for selling COVID-Aid Tincture with unsupported claims that it can treat coronavirus (COVID-19).

The FDA has previously stated: "There currently are no vaccines, pills, potions, lotions, lozenges or other prescription or over-the-counter products available to treat or cure coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)."

COVID-Aid Tincture was sold in 2-ounce glass jars with a plastic dropper and contained a yellow label with a green logo that says "Dr. Paul's." The product was sold with statements such as "Directions: If illness [is] suspected, take 1 cc (1 dropperful) under tongue 4—6 times daily until symptoms subside." It has since been removed from the company's website.

The FDA instructed the company to send an email to within 48 hours of receipt of the warning, describing the specific steps it has taken to correct these violations.

See ConsumerLab's answer to the question: What are natural remedies for coronavirus (COVID-19)? Do supplements like zinc, vitamin C, or herbals work?

For more information, use the link below.

Warning Letter: Dr. Paul's Lab

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