News Releases

August 31, 2012

Brand New Energy Recalls Dietary Supplement EphBurn 25

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding the recall of EphBurn 25 because of ephedrine alkaloids, making it an unapproved drug.

Ephedrine is commonly used as a stimulant, appetite suppressant, concentration aid, and decongestant, and it has been used to help aid in weight loss.

This recall affects all lot codes and use by dates of EphBurn 25. The product is a 90-count bottle with red capsules and prominently displays the product name "ephBURN 25" in white letters on the front of a red label. There is no UPC code. EphBurn 25 was previously discontinued on or about May of 2012.

EphBurn 25 was distributed to various retail stores nationwide, and the product was sold via the Internet from the period of time of approximately April 2010 through August 2012.

Consumers who may have purchased EphBurn 25 should immediately discontinue using the product and contact their health care professional if they have experienced any adverse effects.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm317737.htm?source=govdelivery.

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