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Recalls for iron supplement bottles, Subaru models

Published June 26, 2013 3:35 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The following products and vehicles were recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unless otherwise indicated, discontinue use of the products immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund. For more information about the products, call the manufacturer or CPSC's toll-free hotline, 800-638-2772. Only some cars or trucks recalled are affected. Contact a dealer for your model to see if it is included in the recall. The dealer will tell you what to do.

Product • Target-Mins iron supplement bottles

Problem • The packaging is not child-resistant, as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The tablets inside the bottle contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once. Consumers can contact Country Life at 800-645-5768, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday; by email at salesadmin@countrylifevitamins.com; or by visiting the company's website at http://www.countrylifevitamins.com and clicking on the "Contact Us" icon, then "Product Questions," for more information.

Vehicle • Subaru 2013 Outback and Legacy

Problem • In the affected vehicles, the inner and outer shafts of the steering column assembly may become disengaged from one another. If they do, the driver could lose the ability to steer the vehicle. Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering column assembly with a new one, free of charge. The recall began on May 14. Owners may contact Subaru at 800-782-2783. Subaru's recall campaign number is WQI-45.