Popular supplement withdrawn from sale

The potassium chloride pills contain high lead levels
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A popular potassium chloride supplement has been withdrawn amid concern it contains unacceptably high levels of lead that could be dangerous to unborn babies.

Australian doctors have been told to consider alternatives to Slow-K/Duro-K, manufactured by Novartis, for pregnant women or anyone taking more than two 600mg pills a day for an extended period.