Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Teething tablets recalled due to health risk

From the Guelph (ON) Mercury:
A brand of teething tablets is being recalled in Canada and the United States because they may pose a risk to children, Health Canada announced Tuesday.

Hyland’s Homeopathic Canada, a division of Standard Homeopathic Company, is voluntarily recalling Hyland’s Teething Tablets because they could harm infants and toddlers, according to tests done by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The tablets contain a small amount of belladonna, which can cause serious harm in larger doses, Health Canada said in a release. ...more

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