May 9, 2021

Scentsational Soaps Hand Sanitizers Recalled For Methanol Contamination

Scentsational Soaps hand sanitizers are being recalled for possible methanol, or wood alcohol, benzene, and acetaldehyde contamination. These products include five lots of Scentsational Soaps & Candles scented Hand Sanitizers from the Black and White Collection and the Photo Real Collection, and three lots of Ulta Beauty Collection scented Hand Sanitizer Sprays. The company has not received any reports of adverse reactions related to the products included in this recall. Testing conducted by the firm revealed the presence of those compounds in these products. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death. Exposure to beneze can occur through inhalation, … [Read more...]

Durisan Is Expanding Their Recall of Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer

Durisan is expanding their recall of an antimicrobial hand sanitizer for possible Burkholderia contaminas contamination. The previous recall was for possible Burkholderia cepacia complex and Ralstonia pickettii contamination. The recall now includes products that have not yet expired. This issue was again discovered during a routine audit. No reports of adverse reactions or consumer complaints have been reported to the company to date. The product is applied topically to help reduce bacteria on the skin when soap and water aren't available. Use of hand sanitizer contaminated with Burkholderia contaminans, a pathogen of low virulence, can range from no reaction to a possible infection in a person with a hand wound or scrapes. People with compromised immune systems are most at … [Read more...]

Durisan Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Microbial Contamination

Durisan Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer in several package sizes is being voluntarily recalled for possible microbial contamination. The recall was issued because of out of specification results of bacterial counts for Burkholderia cepacia complex and Ralstonia pickettii. The issue was discovered during a routine audit that was focused on production scale-up during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. No reports of adverse reactions or consumer complaints have been received by the company to date. The Durisan Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer was packaged in sizes that ranged from 18 mL credit cards, to bottles that were sized 118 mL, 236 mL, 300 mL, and 500 mL. It was also available in 1000 mL wall mounted dispenser refills. You can see pictures of recalled product labels at the FDA web … [Read more...]

Heal the World Hand Sanitizer Recalled Because it Resembles Water Bottle

PNHC, LLC, doing business as Heal the World, is voluntarily recalling all lots of Heal the World hand sanitizer packaged in 9.6 ounce containers because they resemble water bottles. This poses a risk of ingesting and alcohol toxicity. The recall does not affect any other hand sanitizer products from PNHC, LLC, and/or Heal the World. There have been no reports of adverse reactions received by the company to date and no complaints have been received either. The recalled product is Heal the World hand sanitizer that is packaged in 9.6 fluid ounce containers (285 ml). The NDC number on the product label is 73333-285-01, and the lot numbers are SAA21, SAA24, SAA27, SAA22, SAA23, SAA29, SAA26, SAA28, SAA25, SAA32, SAA55, SAA56, SAA44, and SAA60. This product is intended for topical … [Read more...]

Anker Play Products 10-in-1 Incredible Inventions Kit Recalled For Lead

Anker Play Products 10-in-1 Incredible Inventions Science Kit is being recalled because it violates the federal lead paint ban. Paint on the blue and red magnet contains levels of lead that exceed the ban limits. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause health problems that range from developmental delays to hearing loss and learning difficulties. The product packaging also lacks the required warning labels for magnets and balloons, which can cause injury if swallowed. Balloons are inappropriate toys for any child under the age of eight, and for children under three, they pose a choking hazard. Swallowed magnets can damage the intestinal tract. About 13,000 of the recalled units were sold. The Anker Play Products 10-in-1 Incredible Inventions Science Kit was sold … [Read more...]

National Presto Indoor Electric Smokers Recalled For Electric Shock Hazard

National Presto Indoor Electric Smokers are being recalled for a possible electric shock hazard, according to a notice posted at the Consumer Product Safety Commission web site. The firm has received reports that the smokers are tripping circuit breakers and outlets. No injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The recall is for all units of the National Presto Indoor Electric Smokers with Model Numbers 0601304 or 0601405. The model number is on a sticker that is located on the underside of the smoker. The word "Presto" is on the top of the digital display on the side of each unit. The smokers were sold in both black stainless steel and camouflage finishes. These smokers prepare smoked meat, fish, and vegetables The UPC numbers 075741060132 and … [Read more...]

Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knives Recalled For Fire Hazard

Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knives are being recalled because the battery can overheat and cash fire if non-Rapala chargers are used to charge the battery. This notice was posted on the Consumer Product Safety Commission web site. Rapala USA has received reports of 12 batteries overheating and catching fire, in some cases causing damage to surrounding areas. No injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The distributor of this knife is Rapala USA of Minnetonka, Minnesota. About 128,000 units of this knife have been sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Fleet Farm, and sporting goods stores nationwide and online at the company's web site from March 2011 through December 2018 for about $101. The recall is for the Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knife with … [Read more...]

Five Excedrin Brands Recalled For Unsafe Packaging

Five Excedrin brands are being recalled for unsafe packaging. The containers fail to meet child resistant packaging requirements. The brands are Excedrin Migraine Caplets, Excedrin Migraine Geltabs, Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets, Excedrin PM Headache Caplets, and Excedrin Tension Headache Caplets. About 433,600 units are being recalled. Some of the bottles that contain this over-the-counter pain reliever can have a hold in the bottom that the pills fit through. This means that children can access and swallow the contents, which poses a risk of poisoning. The recall is for 50, 80, 100, 125, 200, 250 and 300-count bottles of Excedrin Migraine Caplets, Excedrin Migraine Geltabs, Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets, Excedrin PM Headache Caplets, and Excedrin Tension Headache Caplets.  … [Read more...]

imc Wash Free Hand Sanitizer Recalled for Undeclared Methanol

Shane Erickson, Inc., doing business as DBA Innovative Marketing Solutions, is recalling imc Wash Free Hand Sanitizer and Thrifty White Pharmacy Wash-Free Hand Sanitizer in certain sizes because it contains methanol, or wood alcohol, that is not declared on the label. It's illegal to put methanol in these types of products because this ingredient is toxic and can be absorbed through the skin. The recall notice did not state whether or not any adverse reactions have been reported in connection with this problem. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidentally … [Read more...]

Crafty Bubbles Wintergreen Essential Oil Recalled For Non Child Resistant

Crafty Bubbles Wintergreen Essential Oil is being recalled because the product is not packaged in child resistant packaging. The product contains methyl salicylate, a compound which must be in that type of packaging according to the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. This product poses a poisoning risk if the contents are swallowed by young children. Methyl salicylate is and external analgesic that is used to relieve minor body aches and muscle and joint pain. Methyl salicylate overdose is associated with significant toxicity even with very small amounts ingested. A 10 kg child can develop life threatening pointing with the ingestion of a small sip of preparations of methyl salicylate. The recall is for Crafty Bubbles Wintergreen Essential Oil that is packaged in amber 15 mL and … [Read more...]

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