Kingsway Trading Recalls Dietary Supplement Due to Presence of Banned Ephedra Alkaloids

Dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids pose serious health risks, including heart attack, stroke, and death

Kingsway Trading Recalls Dietary Supplement Due to Presence of Banned Ephedra Alkaloids
February 10, 2017

Kingsway Trading is recalling its 1.06 ounce (30 gram) bottles of Well Balance Xanthium & Siler Combo (Bi Yan Pian) Batch No. 130401& Batch No. 150201 due to the presence of undeclared Ephedra Herba (ma huang), which is banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids pose a risk of serious adverse events, including heart attack, stroke, and death.

The item is packed in a plastic brown bottle with white cap. Each bottle contains 100 Tablets and each tablet is 300 milligrams.

No illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall to date.

The recalled product was distributed in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Maryland, Florida, Missouri, Texas, Indiana, Georgia, Delaware, Colorado, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Oregon, and Arizona through vendors such as oriental herb stores, acupuncture clinics, and Oriental supermarkets. These retail businesses distribute to their individual customers.

During an FDA inspection, it was discovered that the product contained ephedra herba. The company has since ceased the production and distribution of the product.

Consumers who have purchased the Well Balance Xanthium & Siler Combo is question are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with any additional questions or concerns about this recall can contact Kingsway Trading at (718) 366-2300.