Kaiser Pharmaceutical — Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang (Tuhuo and Loranthus Combination), Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San (Ligusticum and Tea Formula) and Dang Gui Si Ni Tang (Tangkuei and Jujube Combination)

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Traditional Chinese medicines
Identifying features

Reasons the product is recalled

The products contain Asarum species, which have been documented to contain aristolochic acids. Asarum species containing aristolochic acid(s) for human therapeutic use are included in Schedule 10 of the Poisons Standard and are not permitted for use in therapeutic goods in Australia.

The hazards to consumers

Aristolochic acids have been linked to kidney problems and urinary tract cancers.

What consumers should do

Consumers should check the batch number on the bottom right-hand side label of the bottle. If it's from an affected batch, stop using the medicine immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with any questions or concerns can contact Kaiser Pharmaceutical's Australian distributor, Acuneeds, on 03 9562 8198.


Kaiser Pharmaceutical

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Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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