Beijing Tong Ren Tang Australia Pty Ltd — Bronchi-cough Pill (Qiguanyan Kesou Tanchuanwan)
What are the defects?
Traces of both Aristolochic Acid and Amygdalin have been found in one batch and only Amygdalin being found in another.
This issue does not affect any other batches of Bronchi-cough Pills (Qiguanyan Kesou Tanchuanwan) or any other products supplied by Beijing Tong Ren Tang.
What are the hazards?
Aristolochic Acid has been linked to serious adverse effects related to kidney function. Ingestion even in small amounts may be harmful.
Consumers who are concerned about the use of this product should seek medical attention.
What should consumers do?
Affected consumers should cease use of the product immediately and return the pills to the place of purchase for a refund.
Consumers can also phone Beijing Tong Ren Tang Australia Pty Ltd customer service line on 1300 287 828 to arrange the return of the affected products for a full refund.
Consumers should seek medical assistance should they have any concerns in relation to the pills.
Various independent pharmacies and herbal medicine stores
- 6 December 2016 - 27 August 2018
- 8 September 2014 - 11 April 2017
Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.