Recall: St John’s Wort Tablets by The Herbal Research Company Ltd
February 9, 2016 Leave a comment
The following notice has been issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency:
St John’s Wort Tablets
The Herbal Research Company Ltd is recalling six batches of St John’s Wort tablets as testing has shown the presence of a toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA) above the threshold recommended by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC).
|Product Name||Batch Number||Expiry Date||Pack Size||First distributed|
|Asda St John’s Wort||14279||05/2016||30 tablets||25/10/2013|
|HRI Good Mood||14255||05/2016||30 tablets||26/09/2013|
|HRI Good Mood||14662||05/2016||30 tablets||09/04/2014|
|HRI Good Mood||14498||08/2016||30 tablets||16/01/2014|
|HRI Good Mood||14660||08/2016||30 tablets||11/05/2014|
|Superdrug St John’s Wort||14523||08/2016||30 tablets||08/01/2014|
Retailers and Wholesalers are asked to return any remaining stock to their original supplier.
Advice for healthcare professionals and patients
If you still have any of the St John’s Wort Tablets left, you should return them to the Herbal Research Company Ltd.
Further details on the MHRA website here