Vi-Jon recalls CVS Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative

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The product contains Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens

Vi-Jon is recalling one lot of CVS Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor.

The product contains Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens, a bacterium that could put immunocompromised people at an increased risk for invasive infections that could lead to serious, life-threatening, and adverse health consequences.

No consumer complaints have been received to date.

The product, which is used to relieve occasional constipation, comes in a 10-oz. clear round plastic bottle under batch number 0556808 and expiration date 12/2023. It was sold at CVS drug stores nationwide.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled product should stop using and return it to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions may contact Vi-Jon by e-mail at

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