Brauer Natural Medicine Pty Ltd — Brauer Baby & Child Teething Gel (20g)

PRA number

2019/18005

Published date

Product description

Brauer Baby & Child Teething Gel (20g)
Natural Medicine used to reduce the discomfort caused by teething in babies
0-6 months+

Batch 809057
Expiry Date of September 2020

This product is exempt from ARTG registration
Photograph of Brauer Teething Gel 20g tube
Identifying features

Other identifying numbers

Batch 809057

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.

Traders who sold this product

Pharmacies, Chemists and Health Food Stores
Online

Where the product was sold

New South Wales
Online
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia

Dates available for sale

-

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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