Brauer Natural Medicine Pty Ltd — Brauer Baby & Child Teething Gel (20g)
What are the defects?
The recall is due to microbial contamination (Burkholderia spp) contamination found through testing samples of this batch.
What are the hazards?
Burkholderia may cause illness in babies and small children, healthy people and people with compromised immune systems.
The initial symptoms of Burkholderia infection may be a low-grade fever, potentially progressing to much more serious conditions, including pneumonia and other lung disorders.
What should consumers do?
Consumers who use Brauer Teething Gel should check the batch number on the packaging, if it is from batch 809057 immediately stop using the product and return it to the place of purchase or contact Brauer Customer Service to arrange product return and a refund.
In infants who have been treated with the affected gel be alert to the potential signs of Burkholderia infection such as low-grade fever. Seek immediate medical advice if you suspect infection.
To read the Safety Alert visit https://www.tga.gov.au/alert/brauer-teething-gel-20-g
For further information, call Brauer Customer Service on 1300 308 108.
Pharmacies, Chemists and Health Food Stores
- 24 October 2018 - 29 November 2019
Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.