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Attachment D: Botanical Products Determined by FDA to Contain Aristolochic Acid

<< Letter to Industry Associations Regarding Safety Concerns Related to the Use of Botanical Products Containing Aristolochic Acid


This document was issued on April 9, 2001.

Listing of Botanical Ingredients of Concern


 Product NameResponsible Firm
1.RheumixxPharmaBotanixx, Irvine, CA (Distributor), Sun Ten Laboratories, Inc., Irvine, CA (Manufacturer)
2.BioSlim Doctor's Natural Weight Loss System Slim Tone FormulaThane International, LaQuinta, CA (Distributor)
3.ProstatinHerbal Doctor Remedies, Monterey Park, CA (Distributor)
4.Fang Ji StephaniaLotus Herbs Inc., LaPuente, CA (Distributor)
5.Mu Tong Clematis armandiLotus Herbs Inc., LaPuente, CA (Distributor)
6.Temple of Heaven Chinese Herbs Radix aristolochiaeMayway Corporation, Oakland, CA (Distributor) and Almira Alchemy, Alachua, FL (Distributor)
7.Meridian CirculationEast Earth Herb Inc. (Brand name Jade Pharmacy), Eugene, OR
8.Qualiherb Chinese Herbal Formulas Dianthus
Formulas Ba Zheng San
QualiHerb (Division of Finemost), Cerritos, CA (Distributor)
9.Clematis & Carthamus Formula 21280 (2 samples)QualiHerb (Division of Finemost), Cerritos, CA (Distributor)
10.Virginia Snake Root, Cut Aristolochia serpentaria (2 samples)Penn Herb Co., Philadelphia, PA (Manufacturer)
11.Green Kingdom Akebia ExtractGreen Kingdom Herbs, Bay City, MI (Manufacturer) Ava Health, Grove City, OH (Distributor)
12.Green Kingdom Stephania ExtractGreen Kingdom Herbs, Bay City, MI Ava Health (Distributor)
13.Neo Concept Aller ReliefBMK International, Inc., Wellesley, MA (Distributor), Sun Ten Labs, Irvine, CA (Manufacturer)
14.Mu Tong Clematis armandiBotanicum.com, Winnipeg, Canada and Pembina, ND
15.Fang Ji StephaniaBotanicum.com, Winnipeg, Canada and Pembina, ND
16.Stephania tetrandra, roots, whole (1)Ethnobotanical, Racine, WI
1. Product labeling states "Not for human consumption."