NBTY Acquisition LLC Dba Leiner Health Products Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Air Shield Effervescent Tablets, Air P
Posted Aug 18 2010 5:42am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- August 17, 2010 - NBTY Acquisition LLC, dba Leiner Health Products of Ronkonkoma, New York is recalling Air Shield, Air Protector, Immune System Support, and AirHealth Effervescent 10 Tablet containers and Stick Packs, 8 stick containers, because they may contain undeclared Soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
This recall was initiated after it was discovered that the products contain soy but were distributed in packaging that did not list the presence of soy. These products were manufactured and packaged for NBTY Acquisition LLC dba Leiner Health Products by a contract manufacturer who did not disclose the presence of soy in the products.
The Effervescent Tablet product was sold under the names Air Shield, Air Protector, Immune System Support, and AirHealth, under various brands shown in the table below. The Stick Packs were sold only under Wal-born and Safeway brands.
The products listed below were distributed throughout the United States via retail stores.