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Vi-Jon is once again recalling more of its laxatives due to possible bacteria contamination.

The contamination in the laxatives was potentially caused by Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens which can result in life-threatening health consequences, including severe infections, for individuals who are immunocompromised.

Vi-Jon said it is aware of three reports of serious adverse reactions related to the recalls of the product and is investigating these reports.

Third-party testing revealed the presence of the bacteria Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens in the Vi-Jon laxatives, according to the recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration.

The latest recall involves all lots of cherry and grape flavor Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution that was sold in 10 fl. oz. clear round plastic bottles. Previously, all lots of lemon flavor Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution bottles were recalled by the company in three calls made on June 22, July 15, and July 26.

The affected laxatives, which are used for the relief of occasional constipation, were sold at retailers and wholesalers in the U.S., Canada, and Panama.

A full list of the recalled products can be viewed here.

Consumers that have the recalled laxatives in their possession should stop using the product and return it to the place of purchase.

Questions about the recall can be directed to Vi-Jon by email at Recalls@Vijon.com or by phone at 615-208-2441, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT.

Consumers that experience any adverse reaction related to using the product should contact their healthcare provider.

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