Simply Earth Wintergreen Essential Oil Recall [US]


Simply Earth Wintergreen Essential Oil Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Capstone Holdings LLC, doing business as Simply Earth, a Waldo, Wisconsin establishment, recalls an estimated 2,935 bottles of Simply Earth branded Wintergreen Essential Oil 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/DlCo30qNgaP

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Capstone-Holdings-Recalls-Simply-Earth-Wintergreen-Essential-Oil-Due-to-Failure-to-Meet-Child-Resistant-Packaging-Requirement-Risk-of-Poisoning-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain bottles of Wintergreen Essential Oil as follows:

  • Simply Earth branded Wintergreen Essential Oils, sold in 5 mL amber glass bottles with black caps and a UPC of 816337020464

Please consult the photograph above for details of the drug’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, this recall was initiated because the products contain 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 the Wintergreen Essential Oil products, however, are 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 Simply Earth branded Essential Oil, please do not use them. Instead, immediately store the product in a safe location out of the reach of children and contact contact Simply Earth for a full refund. Organic Pure Oil and Amazon.com, the only identified supplier of this product in the United States, are notifying all known purchasers directly.

==> 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 further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact 1-866-330-8165 toll-free from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.SimplyEarth.com and click on the “Recall Alert – Important Safety Notice Regarding Wintergreen Essential Oil” link for more information. Alternately, you e-mail the company at Help@SimplyEarth.com put “Recall Alert” in the subject line of the e-mail and provide your name and address in the body of the message.

==> 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.

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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 Simply Earth, please search for “Simply Earth” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 20-748
Recalls Direct RIN: 13104-2020
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