Canada Reminds Consumers Not To Use Miracle II
Products from Tedco, Inc.
August 14, 2006
is reminding consumers not to use Miracle II Miracle
Neutralizer or any other products exported or
sold by Tedco, Inc. of Louisiana because they
could contain harmful bacteria.
A Health Canada warning and advisory
were previously issued in May 2005 and August
2005 respectively, concerning the risk posed by
Miracle II products, and a recall was requested
by Health Canada in May 2005. However, a Canadian
distributor was recently found to be importing
and distributing Miracle II products in Canada.
This distributor is working with Health Canada
to recall the products, but Health Canada remains
concerned that other companies or distributors
may continue to sell Miracle II products through
the mail or over the Internet. These products
have not been authorized by Health Canada for
A previous analysis found that a
sample of Miracle II Miracle Neutralizer was contaminated
with E. coli. The company has not provided Health
Canada with quality control information which
would exclude the possibility of further contamination
with this bacteria. E. coli may cause serious
adverse reactions or death. Adverse reactions
can include nausea, severe diarrhea, body rash
and fever. Children may be more sensitive to these
effects than adults.
Miracle II Miracle Neutralizer is
a natural product sold for uses such as the treatment
of heartburn and sunburn, pet and plant health,
and vegetable cleaning. It can be taken orally
or applied directly to the skin. It comes in normal
strength, double strength, and triple strength.
Miracle II Miracle Neutralizer is also available
in concentrated liquid form or powder for agricultural
Canadians are advised not to use
the following Tedco, Inc. products:
Miracle II Five Pack (Neutralizer,
Foamer Set, Scargone, Moisturizer)
Miracle II Neutralizer Powder
Miracle II Foamer Set
Miracle II Neutralizer Gel
Miracle II Laundry Ball
Miracle II Moisturizer
Miracle II Neutralizer
Miracle II Liquid Soap
Miracle II Moisturizing Soap
Health Canada has notified the Canada
Border Services Agency to refuse any shipments
of Miracle II products from Tedco. The U.S. Food
and Drug Administration issued a warning about
the serious health risk associated with Miracle
II products on December 6, 2005.
If you are experiencing any symptoms,
or are concerned about your health after taking
or being exposed to these products, you should
consult a health care provider immediately. To
date, Health Canada has received no reports of
adverse reactions associated with Tedco, Inc.
To report finding these products
on the Canadian market, please contact the Health
Products and Food Branch Inspectorate at: 1-800-267-9675.
Consumers with Miracle II products
should contact their municipal government for
advice regarding their safe disposal.
Consumers requiring more information
about this advisory can contact the Health Canada
public inquiries line at (613) 957-2991, or toll
free at 1-866-225-0709.
To report a suspected adverse reaction,
please contact the Canadian Adverse Drug Reaction
Monitoring Program (CADRMP) of Health Canada by
one of the following methods:
Marketed Health Products Directorate
Health Protection Building, Tunney's Pasture,
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9