Recalls & Alerts Published by NAFDAC

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 08:01

Recall On Bumble Bee Canned Tuna

The Agency has been notified of Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, San Diego, California recall on three batches of its 5 oz. canned tuna products due to possible contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens. Bumble bee detected improper sterilization processes of materials used in packaging by a facility not owned or operated by Bumble Bee.

This recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution due to the possible under-processing of the affected products discovered by the co-pack facility during its routine quality audit.

All recalled tuna cans are marked with a can code that starts with ‘T’, and has the following “best by” dates below;

Product details

Label UPC Product "Best By" Dates" Can Codes  
8660000020 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk
Light Tuna in Water
02/10/2019, 02/16/2019, 02/17/2019, 02/18/2019,
02/22/2019, 02/23/2019, 02/25/2019
TOA2BSCAFB, TOA3BSCAFB,  TOA4BSCAFB, TOA5BSCAFB, TOABBSCAFB, TOACBSCAFB, TOADBSCAFB, TOAEBSCAFB, TOG3BSCAFB, TOG4BSCAFB, TOH6BSCAFB, TOH7BSCAFB, TOHABSCAFB, TOHBBSCAFB, TOHCBSCAFB,
8660000021 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk
Light Tuna in Oil
02/23/2019 TOODGSCEFB
8660000736 4 Pack of 5oz Bumble Bee
Chunk Light Tuna in
Water
02/9/2019, 02/10/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/29/2019 TO9BBSCAFB, TO9DBSCAFB, TOA2BSCAFB, TON2BSCAFB, TON4BSCAFB, TON8BSCAFB, TONBBSCAFB, TONDBSCAFB, TONFBSCAFB,

The Agency is warning that consuming specific cans of Chunk Light Tuna in Water and Chunk Light Tuna in Vegetable Oil produced in February 2015 could lead to serious illness. It is important to note that no reports of illness have been linked to the recall

NAFDAC is urging any consumer or supplier with a product that fits the above specifications to throw it away.

Report all serious adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 – Toll free from all network) or via adverse events report forms or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NAFDAC… Safeguarding the health of the Nation!!!

The Agency has been notified of the recall of four batches of Cinnarizine Tablet 25mg by the manufacturer, Industrial Fermaceutica Nova Argentia Spa, Italy. The recall is as a result of received complaints about black spots found on certain Cinnarizine tablets. The black spots were suspected to be foreign matter including plastic fragments and lubricant. The Italian manufacturer decided to recall four affected batches from the market after preliminary investigation.

Cinnarizine is an over-the-counter medication used in the treatment of motion sickness, nausea and vomiting.

Product details

  • Manufacturer: Industrial Fermaceutica Nova Argentia Spa, Italy.
  • Drug name: Cinnarizine tablets 25mg
  • Registration number: HK-12005
  • Batch numbers: M40594/1, M40594/2, 150282/1 and 150282/2

Healthcare Provider/Patient’s action

  • Healthcare providers should desist from administering Cinnarizine that fits the above specifications to patients.
  • Report all serious adverse events or side effects related to the use of these drug products to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 – Toll free from all network) or via adverse events report forms or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NAFDAC… Safeguarding the health of the Nation!!!

The Agency has been notified of the recall of three (3) cosmetic products by the European Commission (EC). The recall was due to some hazardous undeclared content, Isobutylparaben, Isopropylparaben and aerobic mesophillic bacteria respectively, which does not conform to cosmetic products regulation.

Details of the recalled products are as follows:

Product:   Eye shadow

Brand:      Ponds

Type/No. of model: Unknown

Batch Number/Barcode: F2218PO/6281006422188

Description: Eye shadow (18 different colours)

Country of Origin: Unknown

Product: Hand Cream

Brand: Simply Care

Type/No. of model: Unknown         

Batch Number/Barcode: 5997788115888                                     

Date of validity: 13/07/2016

Description: Hand cream supplied in 100ml tube made of white and

                       orange plastic

Country of Origin: Hungary

    

Product:  Talcum Powder

Brand: Cotton Tree

Name: 1. Talcum Powder Scented Rose

              2. Talcum Powder Cool Breeze

Type/No. of model: Unknown

Batch Number:   5050375087597153, 5050375087538

Barcode: 03/204

Manufactured date: 05/2014    

Description:  Talcum powder with two different scents, supplied in a 368g blue or pink plastic pack with rotatable perforated dispenser cap and peel-off adhesive cover.           

        

NAFDAC implores importers and consumers to discontinue the purchase and use of these products.

All outlets with these products are also advised to immediately stop sale or distribution and submit products to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action.

 All adverse events related to use of these products should be reported to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543-Toll free from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NAFDAC…..Safeguarding the health of the Nation!!!

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