These products are marketed as a “gentle antacid for quick relief of baby’s minor stomach upsets such as colic, cramps, gas, sour stomach, and hiccups especially during teething.”
Health Canada said ingesting a contaminated product may pose serious health risks. Microbial contamination can increase the risk of infection, particularly in infants. Their developing immune systems may be more susceptible to infection.
Symptoms of a microbial infection in infants include:
Vomiting and watery diarrhea.
The regulator advised consumers to stop giving affected products to your baby.
Health Canada also suggested consult a health-care professional if a baby used the product and you have concerns about the child’s health.
Consumers are asked to return any unused product to the place of purchase.
Health Canada will monitor the company’s recall and inform Canadians if new safety information becomes available.