The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced a voluntary recall for select Vitafusion gummy vitamin products. Along with adult vitamins, the recall also includes one children’s variety.
Church & Dwight Co., the makers of Vitafusion gummy vitamins, issued the recall following two consumer reports of metallic mesh material found in products. If eaten, the material could cause digestive tract damage.
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While there are currently no reports of adverse effects, anyone with the recalled products should discontinue use immediately. The affected vitamins were manufactured between Oct. 29 and Nov. 3, 2020 and were distributed to in-person and online retailers from Nov. 13, 2020 to Apr. 9, 2021.
The recalled vitamins include:
- Vitafusion MultiVites 150 count
- Vitafusion Fiber Well 2220 count
- Vitafusion Fiber Well 90 count
- Vitafusion Melatonin 140 count
- Vitafusion Melatonin 44 count
- Vitafusion SleepWell 250 count
- Vitafusion Kids Melatonin 50 count
Do not use the recalled products. Contact the manufacturer at 1-800-981-4710 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p..m. ET before you dispose of the vitamins for information on what to do next and how to get a full refund. Customers can also contact Safety Call at 1-888-234-1828 with illness or injury-related concerns.