Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream Recall [US]


Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: YYBA Corp., doing business as Wellspring, a Monsey, New York establishment, recalls an estimated 15,000 jars of Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream from the American marketplace due to failure to meet US child resistant closure requirements under the US Poison Prevention Packaging Act and consequential risks of child poisoning, ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/DH9A30rGou9

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/YYBA-Recalls-Welmate-Lidocaine-Numbing-Cream-Due-to-Failure-to-Meet-Child-Resistant-Packaging-Requirement-Risk-of-Poisoning-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream marketed, sold and delivered in the United States, as follows:

  • Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream, a drug product marketed, sold and delivered in 113 gram (4 ounce) white jars with a blue, orange and green label and a white cap. The phrases, “Welmate” and “5% Lidocaine” as well as the Welmate logo and a UPC of 373581105045 or 373581000012 can be found printed on the product label. The batch/lot numbers and corresponding expiration dates included in the recall are printed on the underside of the jar as follows:
    • Batch/lot: ELNC2001 with an expiry date of 05/2022
    • Batch/lot: ELNC2002 with an expiry date of 05/2022
    • Batch/lot: EL5C2001 with an expiry date of 11/2022
    • Batch/lot: EL5C2002 with an expiry date of 11/2022
    • Batch/lot: EL5C2101 with an expiry date of 11/2022
    • Batch/lot: EL5C2102 with an expiry date of 11/2022

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, NDCs, DINs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, this recall was initiated because the product reportedly contains the drug Lidocaine, 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 Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream 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 Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream products, please do not use them. Instead, kindly store the Anesthetic Cream in a safe location out of reach of children and contact YYBA for instructions on how to dispose of the product to receive a full refund. YYBA is also directly notifying all known consumers who purchased the recalled product on eBay, Walmart and http://www.wellspringmeds.com. Amazon.com is directly notifying all customers who purchased the recalled product from http://www.Amazon.com.

Please note: Disposal of this product must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect the drinking water supply and the ecosystem.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage, bowel obstruction, developmental delays and/or long-term damage, reproductive delays and/or possible long-term damage, genetoxicity and mutagenicity.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact YYBA Customer Service toll-free at 1-866-933-6337 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.www.wellspringmeds.com and click on the “Recall – Important Safety Information” link for more information or by e-mail at recall@wellspringmeds.com.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 21-737
Recalls Direct RIN: 14380-2021
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