X-ROCK and Z-ROCK Male Supplement Recalls
|Date:||July 20, 2012|
|What:||X-ROCK 3 Day Pill For Men
Z-ROCK All Natural Male Supplement
|Why:||Contains a prescription drug|
CRM Laboratories is recalling all X-ROCK 3 Day Pill For Men and Z-ROCK Male Supplement products sold between October 2011 and April 2012 because the products were found to contain undeclared active ingredients sildenafil and hydroxythiohomosildenafil, that make X-ROCK 3 Day Pill For Men and Z-ROCK unapproved new drugs which pose a threat to consumers because sildenafil and hydroxythiohomosildenafil may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) and lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Consumers with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or heart disease often take nitrates.
Analytical tests conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded that X-ROCK 3 Day Pill For Men and Z-ROCK contained sildenafil and hydroxythiohomosildenafil. Hydroxythiohomosildenafil is an analogue of sildenafil and is close in structure to sildenafil and is expected to possess a similar pharmacological and adverse event profile. Sildenafil is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in a FDA approved drug that is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). Additionally, hydroxythiohomosildenafil, like sildenafil, may cause side effects, such as headaches and flushing.
All codes of X-Rock 3 Day Pill for Men and Z-Rock All Natural Male Supplement, within expiration, are included in this recall. The products are blue capsules individually packaged on a cardboard blister card; some older packaging configurations include blister double pack (2 capsules per blister card) and white plastic bottles (6, 12, 24 count). The products were sold as wholesale in the US to distributors who further distributed it nationwide through internet sales and at retail.
X-Rock 3 Day Pill for Men back panel may read Distributed by XRock Industries PO Box 120863 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312 or MATE Enterprises 1020 N. Venetian Drive Miami, Florida 33139 www.XRockHim.com (888) XROCK-HIM.
Z-Rock All Natural Male Supplement back panel will read Distributed By XRock Industries PO Box 120863 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312 www.ZrockUSA.com 877-976-2563.
XROCK Industries has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
Customers who have these products in their possession should stop using them immediately and contact their physician if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking this product.
The company is advising consumers to return any unused products, for a refund of the full purchase price, to the retail location from which it was purchased or to the company directly. Consumers can call (305) 587-9830, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern time to receive instructions for returning the products.
Any adverse events or quality problems experienced with the use of these products may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program by:
- Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
- Fax: 800-FDA-0178
- Phone: 800-FDA-1088
- Regular Mail: use postage-paid FDA form 3500 available at www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm and mail to:
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20852-9787
Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.