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FIT-BioCeuticals Limited - Blackmores Professional Duo Celloids SCF 170 and 84 Tablets Recall

recall notice for Blackmores Professional Duo Celloids SCF 170 and 84 Tablets supplied by FIT-BioCeuticals Limited as tablets have been identified as having microbial mould growth ( Penicillium ) appearing on tableted product.

FIT-BioCeuticals Limited - Blackmores Professional Duo Celloids SCF 170 and 84 Tablets

PRA No.

2020/18333

Date published

17 May 2020

Product description

Blackmores Professional Duo Celloids SCF 170 and 84 tablets in bottles

All batches within expiry

ARTG 20248

Batch numbers: 292798, 294442, 295592, 296051, 297013, 298225, 298013, 296052

Photograph of Blackmores Professional Duo Celloids SCF

What are the defects?

Tablets have been identified as having microbial mould growth ( Penicillium ) appearing on tableted product.

This appears to be occurring after some time in storage and is visible to the naked eye as black or brown patchy spots.

What are the hazards?

Penicillium mould can cause an adverse reaction, including an allergic reaction, and may pose a risk to people with weakened immune systems.

What should consumers do?

If you or someone you care for has tablets in the affected batches, do not use these. Return the product to the place of purchase for a refund.

For further information, contact Blackmores Support on 1300 650 455 or email cs@bioceuticals.com.au

Supplier

FIT-BioCeuticals Limited

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product category

Pharmac