Biotouch Recalls Topical Anesthetic Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning
Name of Product:
EZY Gel Topical Anesthetic Gel
The package is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The pain relieving gel contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.
February 28, 2019
This recall involves EZY Gel Topical Anesthetic Gel. The recalled product was sold in 1 fluid ounce white bottles. Biotouch Topical Anesthetic Gel EZY Gel is printed on a purple label located on the front panel. Lot numbers and expiration dates are located on the bottom of the bottle.
Consumers should immediately place the recalled topical anesthetic out of reach of children and contact Biotouch for instructions on how to obtain a full refund, including shipping.
Biotouch Inc., of City of Industry, Calif.
Adventiz Inc. of Chino Hills, Calif. (Online)
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