NH DHHS - New Hampshire Residents Reminded Not to Use Recalled OxyElite Pro Supplement

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

(DHHS), Division of Public Health Services is reminding residents to stop

using any supplement labeled OxyElite Pro because it has been linked to

hepatitis (disease of the liver) and liver failure. USPLabs LLC of Dallas,

TX, is voluntarily conducting a national recall of all lots and sizes of

OxyElite Pro dietary supplement products (listed below). These products

contain Aegeline, a synthesized version of a natural extract from the Bael

Tree. There is an ongoing investigation related to this product being

conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Hawaii Department of Health


The dietary supplement, used for weight loss or muscle building, is

distributed across the country, though cases have been concentrated in

Hawaii. The Hawaii DOH and the CDC have reported 56 patients affected with

acute hepatitis in 13 states. One death and two liver transplants in the

U.S. have been linked to the use of this product.

“It is important that all consumers who may have purchased these

supplements discontinue using them and return them to the place where they

were purchased,” said Dr. José Montero, Director of Public Health at DHHS.

“At this time, DHHS does not know what retailers received these products,

so we are asking retailers to check their stock and remove these products

from their shelves. We will provide additional information as we receive


Besides being available for purchase online, these products were

distributed by GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, and Vitamin World stores. The list of

recalled products includes:

OxyElite Pro Super Thermo capsules

2 count capsules UPC #094922417275

10 count capsules UPC #094922417251

10 count capsules UPC #094922417268

21 count capsules UPC #094922426604

90 count capsules UPC #094922395573

90 count capsules "Pink label" UPC #094922447906

180 count capsules UPC #094922447852

OxyElite Pro Ultra-Intense Thermo capsules

3 count capsules UPC #094922447883

3 count capsules UPC #094922447876

90 count capsules UPC #094922395627

180 count capsules UPC #094922447869

OxyElite Pro Super Thermo Powder

Fruit Punch 0.15 oz UPC #094922417237

Fruit Punch 0.15 oz UPC #094922447517

Fruit Punch 4.6 oz UPC #094922426369

Fruit Punch 5 oz. UPC #094922447487

Blue Raspberry 4.6 oz UPC #094922426376

Grape Bubblegum 4.6 oz UPC #094922447500

Green Apple 4.6 oz. UPC #094922426499

Symptoms of all types of hepatitis are similar and can include fever,

fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine,

clay- or gray-colored bowel movements, joint pain, yellow eyes, and

jaundice. Consumers who experience these symptoms and have used this

dietary supplement should contact their health care provider.

For more information, visit the Food and Drug Administration website at

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/. Consumers can contact USPLabs at

1-800-890-3067 (Monday–Friday, 9 am to 5 pm EST) or info@usplabsdirect.com.

Adverse reactions may be reported to the FDA MedWatch Adverse Event

Reporting program at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/getforms.htm, or by

calling FDA’s MedWatch Hotline at 1-800-FDA-1088. To reach the DHHS

Division of Public Health Services, please call 603-271-4496.