Raritan Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of their homeopathic products containing belladonna extract. Raritan Pharmaceuticals is a contract manufacturer for Homeolab USA. The recall stems from a potential risk due to the variation in the content of belladonna extract in the products. According to the U.S. FDA, testing revealed some products consisted of various levels of belladonna extract. The content in the product differed from what was actually declared on the label. The recalled products include CVS Homeopathic Infants' Teething Tablets, 135 tablets, UPC: 050428424162; Kids Relief Homeopathic Ear Relief Oral Liquid 0.85 fl. oz. Lot: 35254 UPC: 778159090639; and CVS Homeopathic Kids' Ear Relief Liquid 0.85 fl. oz. Lot: 33149 UPC: 050428441633. CVS has already removed these products from the shelves.
According to the FDA, these homeopathic products contain a very small amount of belladonna. Belladonna is a substance that can be harmful when used in a larger dose. The company has stated that the recall is voluntarily and out of an abundance of caution. The company says the products were distributed Nationwide. Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately. Consumers can contact Raritan Pharmaceuticals with questions during regular business hours. Consumers who experience any problems with their child who have used this product should contact their physician or healthcare provider immediately. Consumers can get a full refund at their place of purchase.If you or your family has been injured from the use of a dangerous product, you may have a claim for product liability. A products liability lawyer at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC, can help you better understand rights and legal options to receive fair compensation. Contact Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC, to schedule a free consultation to learn more about product liability laws.