Health product recall

Tums Peppermint Regular Strength Tablets: Foreign matter

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Summary

Product
Tums Peppermint Regular Strength Tablets
Issue
Health products
What to do

Consult your healthcare provider prior to discontinuing use of the affected product(s), or for any health concerns.

Affected products

Brand Product Name Market Authorization Dosage Form Strength Lot number
Tums Antacid Tums Peppermint Regular Strength Tablets NPN 01970240 Tablets Calcium carbonate 500 mg HA7H

Issue

Affected lots may contain the presence of foreign matter.

What you should do

  • Stop using the recalled product. Contact your health care practitioner if you have used this product and have concerns about your health.
    • Follow municipal or regional guidelines on how to dispose of chemicals and other hazardous waste; or
    • Return the product to your local pharmacy for proper disposal
  • Contact GSK Consumer Healthcare (doing business as Haleon) by calling
    1-888-788-8181, or by emailing mystory.ca@haleon.com, if you have questions about this recall.
  • Report any health product adverse events or complaints to Health Canada.

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Additional information

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Background

Depth of recall: Wholesalers, Retailers

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Health product recall
Category
Health products - Natural health products
Companies

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare ULC
55 Standish Court Suite 450
Mississauga, ON L5R 4B2

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Healthcare
Recall class
Type II
Identification number
RA-72325