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Nature’s Truth recalls iron supplement bottles

Nature's Truth has recalled iron supplement bottles due to failure to meet child-resistant closure requirement.

The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The tablets inside the bottle contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once.

Consumers should immediately place recalled bottles out of the reach of children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or a replacement bottle. 

Units: About 520

Description: This recall involves Nature's Truth Slow Release 45mg Iron Supplement bottles. The 60 count, coated tablets were sold in a green bottle with a green flip top cap.

 "Nature's Truth," "SLOW RELEASE IRON" and "45 mg" are printed on a yellow label on the bottle. Lot number 29672 and the January 2019 [EXP 01/2019] expiration date are printed on the right side of the bottle.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: Quick Chek stores in New Jersey and independent pharmacies nationwide from February 2017 to March 2017 for about $6.

Importer/Distributor: Nature's Truth LLC, of Ronkonkoma, N.Y.

Manufactured in: United States

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. 

Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard.

CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.