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

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

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop
using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or
attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Target-Mins™ Iron Supplement Bottles

Hazard: 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.

Remedy: Refund or Replace

Consumer Contact: Country Life at (800) 645-5768, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday, by email at salesadmin@countrylifevitamins.com or visit
the firm's website at www.countrylifevitamins.com and click on the "Contact
Us" icon, then "Product Questions" for more information.

To see photos of the recalled product, go to
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Country-Life-Recalls-Target-Mins-Iron-Supplement-Bottles/

Recall Details

Units: About 1,100

Description: 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately place recalled bottles out of the reach
of children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or a
replacement bottle.

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

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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