ISSUE: LifeVantage Corporation announced a voluntarily recall of Protandim, the Nrf2 Synergizer dietary supplement. The Company is taking this action due to the possible inclusion of small metal fragments in the final product. The fragments were originally discovered in batches of turmeric extract, an ingredient in Protandim that was purchased from a third party supplier.
BACKGROUND: Protandim is packaged in a cylindrical blue bottle and contains thirty caplets per bottle. The potentially affected Protandim lot numbers were distributed in the United States and Japan between July and November 2012. See the Press Release for affected lot numbers. Lot numbers are located on the left side of the product label when looking at the front of the label, directly above the RFID scan bar.
RECOMMENDATION: Consumers who have received bottles of Protandim from the lot numbers identified are encouraged to cease use of such product. The Company will immediately reach out to potentially affected consumers.
Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:
[12/05/2012 - Press Release - LifeVantage Corp]