Supplements Recalled Due to Foreign Substance Contamination


Company Announcement Date:
April 20, 2021
FDA Publish Date:
April 20, 2021
Product Type:
Dietary Supplements
Reason for Announcement:
May contain metallic mesh material
Company Name:
Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Brand Name:
Product Description:
Gummy vitamin products

Company Announcement

EWING, N.J – Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) today initiated a voluntary recall of select vitafusion gummy products after the Company’s investigation of two consumer reports identified the possible presence of a metallic mesh material in product lots manufactured in a four-day period between October 29 and November 3, 2020. The Company is not aware of any reports of consumer illness or injury to-date. In some severe cases, ingesting a metallic material could lead to damage of the digestive tract.

Church & Dwight is coordinating closely with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and following all relevant protocols. The recalled gummy vitamin products are listed below with the Universal Product Code (UPC) and Lot Code. No other products are included in this recall. These products were distributed to in-store and e-commerce retailers from November 13, 2020 through April 9, 2021.

Consumers who have purchased one of the products listed below should stop consumption immediately. Please call our dedicated Consumer Affairs team at +1 (800) 981-4710 before disposing of the product, and we will provide a full refund. Any additional questions can also be directed to our Consumer Affairs team Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm ET. In the event of illness or injury, consumers can contact Safety Call at +1 (888) 234-1828.


Reference to identify affected plastic bottled gummy vitamin products via Universal Product Code (UPC) and Lot Code.

How to identify affected product UPC and Lot Code.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. founded in 1846, is located in Ewing, New Jersey. For more information, visit the Company’s website at

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