Beijing Tong Ren Tang Australia Pty Ltd — Bronchi-cough Pill (Qiguanyan Kesou Tanchuanwan)

PRA number

2018/17254

Campaign number

RC-2018-RN-01566-1

Published date

Product description

Listed herbal product used for the relief of bronchial cough.

Batch Number: 4080015
Expiry: 31/03/2019
(300 pills per bottle)

Batch Number: 16080020
Expiry: 30/06/2021
(300 pills per bottle)
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Identifying features

Use by date

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.

Supplier

Beijing Tong Ren Tang Australia Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Various independent pharmacies and herbal medicine stores

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

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Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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