Walgreens Pain and Itch Relief Cream Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Walgreens Pain and Itch Relief Cream Recall [US]Natureplex recalls an estimated 74,000 Walgreens Pain and Itch Relief Cream due to suspected failure to meet US Child Resistant Closure Requirements as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act and consequential risk of child poisoning, all serious health hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/G2UL30i6lxF

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Walgreens-Pain-and-Itch-Relief-Cream-Recalled-by-Natureplex-Due-to-Failure-to-Meet-Child-Resistant-Closure-Requirement

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves all units of Walgreens Pain and Itch Relief Cream, as follows:

  • The recalled Well at Walgreens Pain and Itch Relief Cream tube and packaging are orange with a purple stripe with the terms, “Maximum Strength”, “Pain and Itch Relief Cream 4% Lidocaine” and “NET WT 2 OZ (56.7 grams)” printed in white on the front. The Well at Walgreens logo is located on the front upper right corner. The packaging contains the UPC bar code 3 11917 18962 8 on the back.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the packaging is not child resistant as required by the US Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The pain and itch relief cream contains Lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Natureplex toll-free at 1-866-323-0107 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.natureplex.com and click on the Product Safety Recall link for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Pain and Itch Relief Cream, please search for “cream” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Natureplex, please search for “Natureplex” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Walgreens, please search for “Walgreens” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-086
Recalls Direct RIN: 9722-2018
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