Pittsburgh, PA (April 4, 2008) Mucos Pharma GmbH , owner of the Wobenzym®N brand, announced that the U.S. District Court in Phoenix, Arizona, has ordered Marlyn Nutraceuticals, Inc., dba Naturally Vitamins, Phoenix, Arizona, to recall and reimburse all purchasers for all products Marlyn manufactured and sold improperly labeled as “Wobenzym®N.” Marlyn manufactured and sold this product between March and November 2007. The Federal Court also ordered Marlyn to cease using Mucos federally registered trademark “Wobenzym®”, to destroy all labels and containers bearing that trademark and ordered Marlyn to suspend its website www.wobenzym.com. The order was entered on November 13, 2007, and is matter of public record at the Sandra Day O’Connor Federal Court building in Phoenix, Arizona in the case Marlyn Nutraceuticals, Inc. v. Mucos Pharma GmbH, Case No. 07-12 ROS.
All bottles labeled “Manufactured by: WobenzymUSA” and “Distributed by: Naturally Vitamins” are being recalled and should be returned to Marlyn at 4404 E. Elwood, Phoenix, AZ 85040 for a full refund. The following lot numbers of “Wobenzym®N,” manufactured and distributed by Marlyn Nutraceuticals in 2007, are all subject to the recall.
Lot numbers: 2185700, 2186000, 2189700, 2189700/1, 2195100, 2195200, 2195200/1, 2195200/2, 2195300, 2199600, 2203400, 2204400, 2204400/1, 2204400/2, 2204400/3, 2209200, 2209200/1, 2233200, 2197500, 2249100, 2244500, 2245500, 2280400, 2280500, 2316100, 2332800, 2353900, 2367800, 2367800/1, 2375800, 2375900, 2280300, 2280300/1, 2271000, 2289900, 2279300, 2378700
This recall does not affect any Wobenzym®N product manufactured for Mucos Pharma GmbH in Germany and currently distributed in the United States. Genuine Wobenzym®N from Mucos has a “Mucos” logo in a white oval and the mention “Manufactured by Mucos Pharma GmbH” on the back of the label. The authentic Wobenzym®N formula is available through Mucos,LLC., 600 Boyce Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15205, U.S.A. with toll-free fax line: 1-888-245-4440; toll-free phone: 1-866-962-6996; and email: [email protected]
Mucos Pharma was established in Munich, Germany in 1949 and has become a leader in the extraction, production and preparation of high quality enzyme products. From the selection of raw materials to control of final delivery, all manufacturing actions are strictly supervised under the highest possible standards. Mucos LLC commercializes Wobenzym®N in the USA. Wobenzym®N is available in specialized outlets. For more information, please see www.wobenzym-usa.com.