CRM Laboratories Recalls Supplements Marketed as ED Treatment

The company is recalling X-ROCK and Z-Rock products because the supplements may contain ingredients not listed on the packaging.

CRM Laboratories is conducting a consumer/user level recall of all X-ROCK 3 Day Pill For Men and Z-ROCK products sold between October, 2011 and April, 2012. Finished product of X-ROCK 3 Day Pill for Men and Z-ROCK was tested and found to contain an analogue of an ingredient in an FDA-approved drug. Analytical tests conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded that the products 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) making these products unapproved new drugs.

These undeclared active ingredients 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. ED is a common problem in men with these conditions and they may seek products to enhance sexual performance. 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 disclaimer icon  (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 disclaimer icon  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 9am-5pm EST to receive instructions for returning the products.

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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