Plenty of folks take OTC supplements for a variety of reasons. But one reason is not to make them sick.

The Food and Drug Administration has announced a large recall of supplements mad by Pharmatech and sold under the Rugby, Major, and Leader labels.

The FDA says that these items may contain a harmful bacteria known as B. cepacia.

According to the FDA, the following items have been recalled:

Leader Brand

  • Liquid Multivitamin Supplement for Infants and Toddlers: 50 mL
  • • Liquid Vitamin D Supplement for Breastfed Infants 400 IU: 50 mL

Major Pharmaceuticals

  • Certa-Vite Liquid: 236ML
    • Poly-Vita Drops: 50ML
    • Poly-Vita Drops W/Iron: 50ML
    • Ferrous Drops Iron Supplement: 50ML
    • D-Vita Drops: 50ML
    • Tri-Vita Drops: 50ML
    • Senna Syrup: 237ML

Rugby Laboratories

  • C Liquid 500mg: 118ML
    • Diocto Liquid 50mg/5ml: 473ML
    • Ferrous Sulfate Elixir: 473ML
    • Fer Iron Liquid: 50ML
    • Senexon Liquid: 237ML
    • Diocto Syrup 60MG/15ML: 473ML
    • Aller Chlor Syrup: 120ML
    • Calcionate Syrup: 16OZ
    • Cerovite Liquid: 236ML
    • D3 400iu Liquid: 50ML
    • Poly-Vitamin Liquid: 50ML
    • Tri-Vitamin Liquid: 50ML
    • Poly-Vitamin W/Iron Liquid: 50ML

From the FDA:

If you have any of these products, call 800-645-2158 for products from Rugby Laboratories and Major Pharmaceuticals, and 800-200-6313 for Leader Brand.

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