A Chinese herbal product promoted to relieve headache is being recalled because the tablets were found to contain high levels of lead.
Ton Shen Health of Chicago is recalling its Life Rising brand Side Head Regulator TT after recent lab tests found elevated lead levels for children younger than 18 years, according to a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report.Ton Shen Health of Chicago is recalling its Life Rising brand Side Head Regulator TT. Photo courtesy of the FDA.
Supplied in 1.6-oz white plastic bottles, the tablets were mostly sold in the firm’s Chicago-area retail stores/clinics, with some distributed to other states via mail order. The UPC code is 616042101010.
Consumers who have purchased Side Head Regulator TT tablets should return them to the place of purchase for a refund. Questions about the recall can be directed to Ton Shen Health at 312-842-2775.
In late summer, the FDA and other agencies began investigating high lead levels linked to other Life Rising dietary supplements produced by the company (http://bit.ly/2eJGRkF).
Health care professionals and consumers should report adverse side effects from these products to the FDA’s MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program at www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report or by calling 800-332-1088.
Read the MedWatch safety alert, including a link to the press release, at www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm528315.htm.