U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall Alert
Recall Date: March X, 2020
Recall Number: 20-DRAFT V.2 3/10/2020 3:30 p.m. ET
Earthroma Recalls Wintergreen Essential Oil Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)
Name of Product: Earthroma’s Wintergreen Essential Oil
Hazard: The product 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.
Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Earthroma for a free replacement child resistant cap. All known purchasers are being notified directly by the firm about the recall.
Earthroma 800-319-9310 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.earthroma.com and click on XX for more information.
Units: About 140
Description: This recall involves Earthroma’s Wintergreen Essential oil in amber bottles of 5 mL, 15 mL, and 30 mL. The products include a green and white label with the firm’s logo.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold Exclusively At: Online at Earthroma.com from April 2016 through May 2019 for between $7 and $14.
Distributor: Earthroma LLC, of Fayetteville, Arkansas
Manufacturer: Earthroma LLC, of Fayetteville, Arkansas
Manufactured in: United States
Recalled Earthroma Wintergreen Oil 15ml (front)
Recalled Earthroma Wintergreen Oil 15ml (back)
Recalled Earthroma Wintergreen Oil 15ml (top)
Recalled Earthroma Wintergreen Oil 30ml (front)
Recalled Earthroma Wintergreen Oil 30ml (back)
Recalled Earthroma Wintergreen Oil 30ml (top)
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