March 10, 2015
Ultra ZX LABS, L.L.C. Recalls UltraZx
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of UltraZx weight loss supplement. This product has been found to contain undeclared Sibutramine and phenolphthalein.
Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The product poses a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.
Phenolphthalein is a chemical that is not an active ingredient in any approved drug in the United States. Studies have indicated that it presents a cancer causing risk. This product may also interact, in life-threatening ways, with other medications a consumer may be taking.
UltraZx weight loss supplement is marketed as a dietary supplement used as a weight loss aid and is packaged in bottles of thirty (30) capsules of 300mg. The affected UltraZx weight loss supplement, includes all lots/bottles/packages. The products were distributed from September 2014 until February 2015.
The full recall can be found at: www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm437517.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.