A recall notice for BioCeuticals Paracea Forte (60) supplied by FIT-BioCeuticals Limited as medicines containing Artemisia may cause illness if taken by pregnant women or women who intend to become pregnant and may cause injury to unborn children.
FIT-BioCeuticals Limited - BioCeuticals Paracea Forte (60)
21 Mar 2021
BioCeuticals Paracea Forte (60), a herbal digestive formula
Batch numbers: 191945, 192439, 200106 and 201215
SKU B.PFORT.60 or 30030
Batch Numbers: 191945, 192439, 200106, 201215
What are the defects?
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has undertaken a review of the safety of the ingredient Artemisia , and has formed the view that the safety of listed medicines containing Artemisia species may pose a risk when used by consumers who are pregnant, or likely to become pregnant.
What are the hazards?
Medicines containing Artemisia may cause illness if taken by pregnant women or women who intend to become pregnant and may cause injury to unborn children.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should not use the product if they are pregnant, or likely to become pregnant. Consumers should return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund.
Anyone who is concerned in any way about the use of this product should consult their doctor.
For more information, consumers can contact FIT-BioCeuticals Limited on 1300 650 455 (extension 5).
Traders who sold this product
Practitioners such as naturopaths, homeopaths, nutritionists or herbalists
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
- 1 December 2019 - 25 November 2020
Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.