U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall Alert
Recall Date:May 14th, 2020
Recall Number: 20-742
Name of Products: Aromatics International Wintergreen Essential Oils.
Hazard: The products contains the substance methyl salicylate which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the product is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.
Remedy: Replace. Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Aromatics International for a free replacement child-resistant cap. Aromatics International is notifying all known purchasers directly.
Consumer Contact: Call Aromatics International toll-free at 888-234-9641 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT Monday through Friday; email at firstname.lastname@example.org, put “Wintergreen Recall” in the subject line of the email and in the body. Please provide your name, address, the bottle size for which you are requesting a replacement cap for, how many units you purchased, and the date you purchased the product(s).
Units: About 550
Description: This recall involves Aromatics International Wintergreen essential oil in 5mL, 15mL, 30mL and 100mL glass amber bottles with a black continuous thread cap. The bottles have a white label with green and the firm's logo on the front. UPC codes are listed on the 5mL (817697021443) and 15mL (817697021375) listed along the bar code. The batch numbers WIN-104 and WIN-105 are listed on a dot sticker located on the cap.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold Exclusively at: online at Aromatics.com from March 2018 through June 2019 for between $9 to $66.
Manufacturer: Aromatics, LLC
Manufactured in: United States of America
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