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Women’s Iron Complete Supplements Recalled by GNC Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning


Recall date: December 19, 2018

Recall number: 19-055

Recall Summary

Name of product: Women’s Iron Complete Dietary Supplement (60 caplets)

Hazard: The dietary supplement blister packaging is not child resistant, as required by federal law. If ingested by a child, these supplements could cause serious injury or death.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should keep these products out of the reach of children and contact GNC for instructions on how to obtain a refund. Consumers can return the unused product to their local GNC store for a refund.

Consumer Contact: GNC at 888-462-2548 any time, email at or online at and click on “Recall Notice” link at the top of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 756,000

Description: This recall involves Women’s Iron Complete Dietary Supplement 60-count caplets. The recalled dietary supplement is in a white box with “Women’s Iron Complete” printed on the front in gray and red font. The box contains blister packets with a total of sixty caplets.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold At: GNC retail stores nationwide and online at from September 2000 through August 2018, and online at from September 2000, through August 2016 for about $10.

Manufacturer(s): Nutra Manufacturing, Inc., of Greenville, S.C. (a GNC Company)

Distributor(s): General Nutrition Corp., of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Manufactured In: United States

Author: Marianne Halterman

Marianne is a member of the SafeKids Coalition of the Central Shenandoah Valley. is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.