Kingsway Trading of Brooklyn, N.Y., is recalling 1.06-oz (30g) bottles of “Well Balance Xanthium & Siler Combo (Bi Yan Pian)” Batch No. 130401 & Batch No. 150201.
The product contains Ephedra Herba (ma huang), which is banned by the Food and Drug Administration and not declared on the label.
Dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids pose a risk of serious adverse events, including heart attack, stroke and death.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recalled product is packed in a plastic brown bottle with a white cap. Each bottle contains 100 Tablets, each tablet is 300mg.
It was distributed through vendors such as oriental herb stores, acupuncture clinics and Oriental supermarkets in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Maryland, Florida, Missouri, Texas, Indiana, Georgia, Delaware, Colorado, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Oregon and Arizona, which further distribute them to their individual customers.
What to do
Customers who purchased the recalled product should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at (718)366-2300, Monday – Friday. 9:00am – 5:00pm