Dr. Mercola Wintergreen Essential Oil Recall [US]


Dr. Mercola Wintergreen Essential Oils Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Natural Health Partners, a Cape Coral, Florida establishment, recalls an estimated 5,600 bottles of Dr. Mercola branded Wintergreen Essential Oils from the American marketplace due to suspected failure to meet US child resistant closure requirements under the US Poison Prevention Packaging Act and consequential risks of poisoning, ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/crDp30qATA5

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Natural-Health-Partners-Recalls-Dr-Mercola-Wintergreen-Essential-Oils-Due-to-Failure-to-Meet-Child-Resistant-Packaging-Requirement-Risk-of-Poisoning-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the following certain bottles of Wintergreen Essential Oil products, are subject to this recall:

  • Dr. Mercola Wintergreen Essential Oil products sold in a one (1) fluid ounce (30 mL) amber glass bottles with black caps with batch/lot codes of WTG-001-T and WTG-001-U and a UPC code of 813006019729.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the drug’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Wintergreen Essential Oils can be found on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, this recall was initiated because the product contains the drug Methyl Salicylate, a substance that must be sold and stored in child resistant packaging as required by the US Poison Prevention Packaging Act (“PPPA”). The packaging of the recalled Wintergreen Essential Oils is reportedly not child resistant, posing a poisoning risk if the contents are swallowed by young children.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Dr. Mercola branded Wintergreen Essential Oils please do not use them. Instead, immediately store the product in a safe location out of the reach of children and contact Natural Health Partners for a free replacement child resistant cap or a full refund. Natural Health Partners is contacting all known purchasers directly about this recall.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle poisonings.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Natural Health Partners toll-free at 1-877-985-2696 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST on Saturday and Sunday. You can reach the company on the Web at http://www.shopmercola.com and click on the “HELP” at the top right corner of the page for more information or by e-mail at csmgt@mercola.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Essential Oils, please search for “essential oils” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Children, Babies or Infants, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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==> 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 Natural Health Partners, please search for “Natural Health” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 20-736
Recalls Direct RIN: 12960-2020
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