Product Detail

Product Description Benefiber Non-Thickening Powder, Sugar Free, packaged in the following configurations:
(1) 2.8-oz. (20 servings) bottles, UPC 300670044206;
(2) 4.6-oz. (32 servings) bottles, UPC 300670044329;
(3) 5.4-oz. (38 servings) bottles, UPC 300670044381;
(4) 8.6-oz. (62 servings) bottles, UPC 300670044626;
(5) 12.3-oz. (90 servings) bottles, UPC 300670044909;
(6) 16.7-oz. (125 servings) bottles, UPC 300670044831;
(7) 1.6-lb. (190 servings) bottles, UPC 300670044190;
(8) 20.2-oz .(125+25=150 servings) bottles, UPC 300670174590;
(9) 10.3-oz. (62+13=75 servings) bottles, UPC 300670175757;
(10) Bulk .12-oz. (1 serving) stick pack, UPC 300679999996;
(11) 3.45-oz. boxes containing 28/0.12-oz. stick packs, UPC 300670030285;
(12) 4.19-oz. boxes containing 28+6/0.12-oz. stick packs, UPC 300670030346.

Distributed by: Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., Parsippany, NJ 07054-0622. Made in France.

Recall Number F-1964-2013

Classification Class II

Code Info 2.8-oz. (20 servings) bottles: 10081233, 10084981, 10086954, 10087654, 10089097, 10090985, 10095687, 10095688, 10102413, 10102758, 10106405, 10107215, 10110117, 0112155, 10115504, 10119610, 10120346, 10123373, and 10124210; 4.6-oz. (32 servings) bottles: 10093120, 10099454, 10101273, 10102759, 10104643, 10107322, 10107334, 10109690, 10114152, and 10123951; 5.4-oz. (38 servings) bottles: 10079944, 10079945, 10084982, 10086957, 10087655, 10088811, 10089098, 10089099, 10090986, 10090987, 10095505, 10097339, 10101278, 10102700, 10104644, 10104645, 10104646, 10104647, 10107225, 10108800, 10112148, 10112149, 10116295, 10117967, 10118825, 10120029, 10120452, and 10122150; 8.6-oz. (62 servings) bottles: 10081004, 10081005, 10081006, 10081007, 10081008, 10081009, 10081010, 10081011, 10087657, 10087658, 10089129, 10089130, 10089131, 10090593, 10090992, 10090993, 10090998, 10090999, 10093121, 10094588, 10095506, 10099453, 10101280, 10102760, 10104648, 10104649, 10107227, 10107232, 10108547, 10108549, 10108550, 10112145, 10116296, 10117966, 10118824, 10120023, 10120341, 10120449, 10122151, and 10122152; 12.3-oz. (90 servings) bottles: 10081000, 10081001, 10081002, 10081003, 10084983, 10086955, 10086956, 10087662, 10087663, 10089133, 10089134, 10095507, 10097341, 10101281, 10109497, 10112175, 10115077, 10119609, 10120348, and 10122866; 16.7-oz. (125 servings) bottles: 10080810, 10081012, 10081013, 10081114, 10086958, 10087661, 10089135, 10089136, 10090988, 10090989, 10093124, 10095503, 10095510, 10102761, 10104650, 10104652, 10104654, 10107344, 10112146, 10112147, 10116297, 10117964, 10118823, 10120008, 10120345, 10120799, 10121700, 10122154, 10122956, and 10127499; 25.6-oz. (190 servings) bottles: 10081227, 10081228, 10081229, 10081230, 10081231, 10081232, 10084984, 10084985, 10084986, 10084987, 10084988, 10087659, 10087660, 10089137, 10089138, 10090994, 10090995, 10090996, 10095513, 10095514, 10102762, 10102763, 10104655, 10107381, 10108545, 10112153, 10113299, 10118822, 10120006, 10122129, 10122230, 10122458, and 10124273; 20.2-oz. (125+25=150 servings) bottles: 10100270, 10100272, and 10120315; 10.3-oz. (62+13=75 servings) bottles: 10106742, 10111859, 10116666, and 10123229; Bulk .12-oz. (1-ct.) stick packs: 24621901, 24621902, 24621903, 24621904, 24807701, 24807702, 24807703, 24807704, 24807705, 24807706, 24807707, 24930501, 24930502, 24930503, 24930504, 25318601, 25318602, 25318603, and 25318604; 3.45-oz. (28-ct. stick pack) boxes: 10115152, 10115284, 10115617, 10116201, 10116301, 10116302, 10116604, 10121341, 10122650, 10127826, 10113682A, 10114422A, 24329201, 24329202, 24329203, 24329204, 24506601, 24506602, 24596603, 24596604, 24596605, 24767501, 24767502, 24767503, 24767504, 24767506, 24767507, 25239401, 25239402, 25239403, 25239404, 25239405, 25239406, 25239407, 25239408, 25239409, and 25239410; and 4.19-oz. (28+6 stick pack) boxes: 10107198, 10116607, 10116608, 10122652, and 10122934.

Product Distributed Qty 19,900,520 consumer units

Reason For Recall The products are being recalled due to the receipt of a relatively high number of consumer complaints.

Event Detail

Event Id 65111

Product Type Food/Cosmetics

Status Ongoing

Recalling Firm

Novartis Consumer Health
City Lincoln
State NE
Country US

Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated

Recall Initiation Date 2013-05-07

Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter

Distribution Pattern Product was distributed nationwide and included military distribution. Foreign distribution was made to Panama and Belize.