Abbott Australasia Pty Ltd — EleCare, Similac and Alimentum Infant Formula 400g

PRA number

2022/19407

Published date

Product description

Infant Formula

EleCare LCP Unflavoured 400g
Barcode: 9340104000706

EleCare Unflavoured 400g
Barcode: 93401014007132

Similac 400g

Alimentum 400g

The product is packaged in a can

Use By date: 1 APR 2022 or later

The recalled products can be identified by the 7 to 9 digit code and expiration date on the bottom of the package (see images). Products are included in the recall if they have all three items below:
• the first two digits of the code are 22 through 37 and
• the code on the container contains K8, SH, or Z2, and
• the expiration date is 1 April 2022 (APR 2022) or later

Elecare, Similac and Alimentum infant formula 400g

Reasons the product is recalled

The recall is due to potential microbial contamination (Cronobacter and Salmonella).

The hazards to consumers

Food products contaminated with Cronobacter or Salmonella may cause illness if consumed.

What consumers should do

​Parents and caregivers should change to a suitable alternative product as soon as possible. Cease feeding the affected product once an alternative has been sourced. Medical advice on alternative products can be sought from your treating doctor.

For further information, contact Abbott Australasia Customer Service by phone on 1800 225 311.

Traders who sold this product

Sold through prescription at pharmacies, hospitals and via direct mail order

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

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Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Coordinating agency

Food Standards Australia New Zealand is the coordinating agency for this recall.

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