LifeVantage is a NASDAQ traded company which uses a network marketing business model to market and sell it’s propiatary product line. On or about December 5th, 2012 the management of LifeVantage was informed of a possable contamination of their flagship product Protandim and took immediate messures to correct the issue. Below is additonal information provided by the company in their official press release and from 3rd party sources.
Protandim® theNrf2 Synergizer® Product Recall
Recall date: December 5, 2012
Safety is Always our top Concern
LifeVantage is dedicated to ensuring the safety of all our products. We will always stand firm in our position to never compromise safety for any gain or advancement. We will continually operate with the utmost integrity so that our consumers can be assured we have their best interest at heart.
LifeVantage is also devoted to providing the highest quality products for the health of our distributors and customers. The company has stringent guidelines in product production and is committed to operating with industry-leading quality control systems so that every product exceeds the expectations of our customers.
On December 5, 2012, LifeVantage announced a voluntary recall of certain lots of Protandim® due to possible inclusion of small metal fragments in the final product. In partnership with medical experts, LifeVantage believes these materials pose no serious health risk to customers’ health. This proactive action has occurred in an effort to alleviate concerns about potentially affected product.
What Product is Affected by This Voluntary Recall?
Not all Protandim bottles are subject to this recall. Only certain lots, or batches, of Protandim are being recalled. Lot numbers are located on the left side of the product label when looking at the front of the label, directly above the RFID scan bar. Lot numbers affected are:
Lot# and Expiration Date
- 12-0258 7/2/2015
- 12-0259 7/3/2015
- 12-0292 7/9/2015
- 12-0294 7/11/2015
- 12-0295 7/12/2015
- 12-0304 7/18/2015
- 12-0306 8/16/2015
- 12-0307 8/17/2015
- 12-0373 8/21/2015
- 12-0382 9/21/2015
What Steps Should I Take if I Have Product Affected by the Voluntary Recall?
Consumers who have received bottles of Protandim from the lot numbers identified above should discontinue use of the affected product and immediately call LifeVantage Customer Service toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 866-912-9051 for instructions on how to receive replacement product, or click here to complete a form online.
As always, if you have a medical emergency, you should contact your medical provider.
Third Party Information…
December 7, 2012 By Linda Larsen – Food Posion Bulletin
LifeVantage Corporation is recalling select lots of Protandim®, the Nrf2 Synergizer® dietary supplement because there may be small metal fragments in the final product. The fragments were discovered in batches of turmeric extract, an ingredient that came from a third party supplier.
The supplement is packaged in a cylindrical blue bottle, with 30 caplets per bottle. You can see the lot numbers and expiration dates at the FDA web site. The supplements were distributed in the United States and Japan between July and November 2012.
After consulting with doctors, the company believes there is no serious risk to consumer health. There have been no reports of illness or injury associated with the consumption of this product. If you have purchased this product, stop taking it. For questions, call LifeVantage directly at 1-866-912-9051 seven days a week, 24 hours a day.