EleCare (infant formula): Supply issue

Supply issue Active

EleCare infant formula products will be out of stock for the foreseeable future.

1 March 2024 Update

The Elecare range continues to be impacted by the voluntary recall. Abbott, the supplier, cannot confirm when the manufacturing plant will be able to resume supply.

Abbott will advise when they can.

Alternative products

We are advised that Neocate (Nutricia) and Alfamino (Nestlé) are suitable alternatives. We have alerted Nutricia to ensure there additional supply of Neocate. 

Schedule listing for amino acid formulas(external link) 

2022 Recall of Elecare

In February 2022, A recall was issued by the supplier.

No action was required from consumers or healthcare professionals in New Zealand because the affected batches have not been distributed in New Zealand.

Who to contact

If you need more information about this recall, contact:

Abbott Laboratories NZ

Customer Service Number: 0800 737 115

Customer Service email: nutritionANZ@abbott.com(external link)