Standard Homeopathics Issues Nationwide Recall of Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething
Tablets Due to Mislabeling
Townsend Letter News, July edition, tells us that Standard Homeopathics is recalling all lots of Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets sold in retail stores to the consumer level.
They say that the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that the medicines have been found to contain inconsistent amounts of Belladonna alkaloids that may differ from the calculated amount on the products’ labels.
They report that the FDA believes that Belladonna represents a serious health hazard to children and that the effects of
belladonna are unpredictable.
The agency has stated to the company, “There is no known safe dose or toxic dose of belladonna in children because of the many factors that affect it.”
Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets have been used for years to provide
temporary relief of teething symptoms in children. The the recall includes all products that retailers may have had in stock.
Apparently, Standard Homeopathics stopped making and shipping the medicines nationwide in October 2016. This recall
ensures the removal of any possible remaining products that may be on store shelves.
No other Standard Homeopathic Company/ Hyland’s products are affected by this recall.
To quote J.P.Borneman, PhD, chairman and CEO of Standard Homeopathic Company, he says, “We initiated this recall even after discontinuing production last fall because it is appropriate to do what our regulating agency has formally requested. We are committed to maintaining and earning the trust consumers have placed in Standard Homeopathic Company. We have worked for 114 years to build relationships with our consumers. We intend to preserve that tradition of trust.”
Standard Homeopathic Company has been notifying it’s distributors and retailers by mail and is arranging for
the return of all recalled products. They say that consumers who have products which are being recalled should discard
Please note that consumers who have any questions regarding this recall can contact Standard Homeopathic Company by calling 1-800-991-3376 (Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Time).
They say, too, that consumers ought to contact their physician or healthcare provider if they believe they have
experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of these products may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online, www.fda.gov/medwatch/ report.htm
The recall is conducted with the knowledge of the US Food and Drug Administration.