Country Life Recalls Target-Mins Iron Supplement Bottles Due to Lack of Child-Resistant Packaging

This recall involves Country Life Target-Mins 25 mg iron supplements bottles. The bottle is brown with a black top and has a white label with a yellow banner at the top and a green banner at the bottom. The words “IRON,” “Country Life” and “90 tablets” are printed on the label. Bar code 015794024927 and Lot Number 13A866B are printed on the far left side of the front label. The packaging is not child-resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The supplement tablets inside the bottle contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once.

These supplements were sold at: New Seasons, Sprouts Farmers Market, Vitamin Cottage, Whole Foods Market and other natural food stores nationwide from January 2013 to May 2013 for about $10.

Manufacturer: Country Life LLC, of Hauppauge, New York Manufactured in: USA

Manufacturers have a responsibility to adhere to existing federal standards regarding safety packaging and labeling, which are designed to protect consumers. Contact us if you have questions about or concerns about injuries caused by defective packaging. To speak with an attorney, you can call us at (617) 742-1900, or if you are outside the Boston area, call toll-free at 1-800-545-3732.

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