First Aid Research Bacitraycin Plus Ointment Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: First Aid Research Bacitraycin Plus Ointment Recall [US]First Aid Research recalls an estimated 500,000 tubes of Maximum Strength Bacitraycin Plus Ointment with Lidocaine due to suspected failure to meet the child resistant packaging requirements of the Poison Prevention Packaging Act and consequential risk of child injury and/or poisoning, all serious health hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/DKl530jmP2a

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/First-Aid-Research-Recalls-Maximum-Strength-Bacitraycin-Plus-Ointment-With-Lidocaine-Due-to-Failure-to-Meet-Child-Resistant-Closure-Requirement

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Maximum Strength Bacitraycin Plus Ointment with Lidocaine.

  • The recalled Ointment was sold in white, one-ounce tubes with the designation, “Bacitraycin Plus” printed on the front in green. Lidocaine is one of the two active ingredients listed on the back of the tube. Each tube measures approximately 5 inches long by 1 inch wide while the batch/lot number is printed on the end of the tube. The following lot numbers are included in the recall:
    • 16001 through 16002
    • 404001 through 404002
    • 405001 through 405003
    • 406001 through 406004
    • 407001 through 407002
    • 415001 through 415010
    • 416001 through 416003
    • 417001 through 417004

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled First Aid Creme 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 relieving ointment contains Lidocaine, a medication used to numb tissue in a specific area as well as for other medical uses. If young children put a significant quantity on their skin or ingest it, there is a risk of poisoning and/or serious, life-changing injuries.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled First Aid Ointments, please do not use them nor store them where a child might gain access to them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact United Exchange, the product’s importer, toll-free at 1-888-645-8204 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.firstaidresearch.com and click on the “Recall” link for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous First Aid Cremes or Ointments, please search for “creme” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Ingestion hazards, please search for “ingestion” 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 First Aid Research, please search for “First Aid Research” 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 United Exchange, please search for “United Exchange” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-118
Recalls Direct RIN: 10008-2018
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