Update: Weleda Baby Teething Powder recalled

Recall Weleda teething powder and colic powderWeleda Baby Teething Powder

Weleda Australia has urgently recalled Weleda Baby Teething Powder following a recall in New Zealand.

Following consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration, Weleda Australia Pty Ltd is recalling the below batches of Baby Teething Powder (a homoeopathic product used for teething) because small, thread-like (up to approximately 1cm long x less than 1mm wide), soft, slivers of white plastic may peel off the plastic lid and drop into the powder.

Weleda explained that no other batches of Baby Teething Powder are affected by this recall.

Product: Weleda Baby Teething Powder

Defect: Small, thread-like (up to approximately 1cm long x less than 1mm wide), soft, slivers of white plastic may peel off the plastic lid and drop into the powder.

Hazard: If a small sliver of plastic was consumed it may constitute a choking hazard. This recall is a precautionary measure, it was not initiated by any report of a baby choking. There is no chemical or microbiological health risk.

Affected batches:

8MP04 Sep-23; I8MP05 Sep-23; I8MP06 Sep-23; I8MP07 Sep-23;
J8MP03 Oct-23; J8MP04 Oct-23; J8MP05 Oct-23; J8MP06 Oct-23;
K8MP01 Nov-23; K8MP02 Nov-23; K8MP03 Nov-23; K8MP04 Nov-23;
K8MP06 Nov-23; K8MP07 Nov-23; K8MP08 Nov-23; L8MP03 Dec-23;
L8MP04 Dec-23; L8MP05 Dec-23; L8MP06 Dec-23; A9MP02 Jan-24;
A9MP03 Jan-24; A9MP04 Jan-24; A9MP05 Jan-24; B9MP02 Feb-24;
B9MP03 Feb-24; B9MP04 Feb-24; B9MP05 Feb-24; B9MP10 Feb-24
TGA Recall Reference Number: RC-2019-RN-00662-1

What to do:  If you have a bottle of Baby Teething Powder from the above batches, do not use it. Return it to the place of purchase for a refund or return affected product to Weleda’s reply paid address with your contact details or call the Weleda customer service line (1300 551 454) to arrange the return of affected product and refund.

Weleda teething and colic powder recall