Vitafusion recall: Select gummy vitamins, including kid’s melatonin, may contain metal mesh


Church & Dwight Co., Inc. today initiated a voluntary recall of select vitafusion gummy products

EWING, N.J. (NewsNation Now) — A company that makes vitamin supplements has initiated a voluntary recall of some of its gummy products, including a sleep aid for children, because it may contain metal.

The gummies being recalled are vitafusion supplements made by Church and Dwight between Oct. 29 and Nov. 3 third of last year. The products were distributed to in-store and e-commerce retailers from Nov. 13, 2020 through April 9, 2021.

One of the products is a 50-count vitafusion Kids Melatonin. Consumers can refer to the Universal Product Code (UPC) and Lot Code to check if they have a recalled bottle. Cease consumption of affected products immediately and contact the company for a full refund.

Church and Dwight is working with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). In severe cases, ingestion of the metallic mesh material could lead to damage of the digestive track. So far, the company is not aware of any reports of illness or injury.

  • vitafusion Kids Melatonin (50 count) UPC: 0-2791-00170-8, Lot code(s): WA03076268, Exp. Date: 11/2022
  • vitafusion Fiber Well (220 count) UPC: 0-27917-01984-0; Lot code(s): WA03087520, Exp. Date: 11/2022; WA02487524, Exp. Date: 9/2022; WA03086273, Exp. Date: 11/2022
  • vitafusion SleepWell (250 count) UPC 0-27917-02524-7, Lot code(s): WA03077414, Exp. Date: 11/2022
  • vitafusion MultiVites (150 count) UPC 0-27917-01919-2, Lot code(s): WA03044959, Exp. Date: 4/2022
  • vitafusion Melatonin (44 count) UPC 0-27917-28011-0, Lot code(s):  WA03076270, Exp. Date: 11/2022
  • vitafusion Melatonin (140 count) UPC 0-27917-02671-8; Lot code(s): WA03076990, Exp. Date: 11/2022; lot code WA03077852, Exp. Date: 11/2022; WA02608988, Exp. Date: 9/2022
  • vitafusion Fiber Well (90 count) UPC 0-27917-01890-4, Lot code(s): WA02187020, Exp. Date: 8/2022; WA03086671, Exp. Date: 11/2022; WA03087521,Exp. Date: 2022

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