Novacare, LLC is recalling dietary supplements for weight loss because they contain undeclared salicylic acid. This is an acutely toxic chemical, which is not recommended for oral use. It can be harmful if swallowed. No illnesses have been reported to date.
You can see the long list of recalled products, along with quantity of capsules per bottle, the UPC number, and manufacture dates at the FDA site. The recalled products include Fataway Ultimate Stack Thin & Sim, ThermoFX, MaxOut Body Thin and Slim, Metabolic Accelerator, Burn Fat Now Thin and Slim, Thermogenic Fat Burner Thin and Slim, TruTrim, Thin and Slim Naturally AM, Extreme Stack Thin and Slim, Xcellerator, Asia Black, Black Widow, and Methyldrene Original 25. You can also see pictures of product labels at that site. These products were distributed nationwide.
The symptoms of salicylic acid poisoning include nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal irritation, loss of hearing, sweating, blurred vision, and mental confusion. Cerebral edema and cardiorespiratory arrest that could cause death may occur. People who take medications containing salicylate are at higher risk for toxicity.
If you purchased any of the recalled products, do not take them. Return to the place of purchase for a refund. If you have experienced any adverse health effects from taking this product, report them to FDA’s Medwatch Adverse Event Reporting program.