Protat Sea Salt Piercing Aftercare Spray Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Protat Natural Sea Salt Piercing Aftercare Spray Recall [Australia]Protat Pty Ltd., a Brompton, South Australia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Protat Natural Sea Salt Plus Tea Tree Hygienic Body Piercing Aftercare Spray from the Australian marketplace due to suspected Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination and consequential risks of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/uD1430rJsr3

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/protat-pty-ltd-protat-natural-sea-salt-plus-tea-tree-hygienic-body-piercing-aftercare-spray-50ml

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following medications are subject to this recall:

  • Protat Natural Sea Salt Plus Tea Tree Hygienic Body Piercing Aftercare Spray, consisting of soothing sprays for use after body piercing and packaged in 50 mL white plastic bottles with a SKU of 1IND012, a batch/lot of BF996 and a use-by date of 1 October 2023

==> No barcodes, APNs, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These medications were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in SkinKandy kiosks in NSW, Queensland, Victoria and SA as well as other piercing and tattooing establishments in ACT, NSW, Queensland, Victoria, SA, WA and NZ from 16 February 2021 to 11 May 2021 although it is always possible these drug products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

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

According to the ACCC, Protat Pty has recalled certain batch/lots of Protat Natural Sea Salt Plus Tea Tree Hygienic Body Piercing Aftercare Spray products from the Australian marketplace due to suspected Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination. As a direct result of this suspected defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Aftercare Spray products identified above.

==> For information about Bacterial Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm drug poisoning or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any drug, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household rubbish, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect Sprays.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Protat Natural Sea Salt Plus Tea Tree Hygienic Body Piercing Aftercare Spray products, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 0-0-0, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to properly treat bacterial poisonings.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact Protat Pty Ltd. at 1300 364 223 (International: +61 8 8269 3222) during normal business hours, Australian Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at https://protatsupplies.com.au/contact-us/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Body Piercing Aftercare Spray products, please search for “drug” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination, please search for “Pseudomonas” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Protat Pty Ltd., please search for “Protat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2021/19045
Recalls Direct RIN: 14507-2021
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