Orion is recalling all Multivita Forte dietary supplement packages from consumers due to excessive levels of ethylene oxide in the product. The product has been on sale in Finland only.
Consumers are requested to return both opened and unopened Multivita Forte products to the nearest pharmacy by the end of August 2021. Consumers will be fully reimbursed for the cost of the products by the pharmacies. The recall does not concern Orion’s other Multivita products.
The recall is due to levels of ethylene oxide in the ginger extract used in the Multivita Forte product which have been found to exceed the maximum level allowed by the EU. Ethylene oxide has been shown to be detrimental to health in long-term use.
The recall has no material financial impact on Orion.
Orion apologises for the inconvenience that returning the product causes for our customers.