WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Live Better One Daily Tablets and Live Better Complex Vitamin B50 Tablets
Units: About 12,000 units
Manufacturer: International Vitamin Corporation (IVC), of Freehold, N.J.
Hazard: The iron supplements are not in child-resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. Ingesting multiple iron supplement tablets at once can cause serious injury or death to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported.
Description: The recalled supplements were sold in white plastic bottles. "Live Better Complete Multivitamin One Daily Maximum Formula" is printed in blue and red on a white label on one product and "Live Better Complex Vitamin B50" is printed in blue and green on a white label on the other product.
Sold at: A& P Liquor, A&P, Pathmark, Waldbaum's, The Food Emporium, Super Fresh and Food Basics grocery stores in CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, MA, VA and the District of Columbia between June 2009 and October 2010 for about $8.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should keep this product out of reach of children and call International Vitamin Corporation to receive a free replacement child-resistant cap.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact IVC toll-free at (866) 927-5470 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.ivcinc.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: