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Piping Rock Health Products Recalls Wintergreen Essential Oil Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirements; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)

  • PipingRock wintergreen 100% pure essential oil –recalled bottle
  • PipingRock wintergreen 100% pure essential oil – label
Name of Product:
Piping Rock wintergreen essential oil
Hazard:

The bottles are not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a poisoning risk if the contents are swallowed by young children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 22, 2019
Units:
About 18,600
Consumer Contact

Piping Rock Health Products at 800-544-1925 from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Sunday, email at customerservice@pipingrock.com or online at www.pipingrock.com and click on Product Safety Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled PipingRock wintergreen 100% pure essential oil is in a 1/2 fl. oz. (15 ml) glass amber dropper bottle. It has a black cap and a yellow, red and green label with PipingRock Wintergreen Oil Gaultheria procumbens 100% Pure Essential Oil printed on the front. Product number NT6446, UPC code 610256764467 and lot number 1905, 4000, 5980, 7420, 9344, 11202, 27180, 31397, 37913, 43369, 45843 or 56439 are printed on the back of the product.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately place the recalled essential oil out of the reach of children and contact Piping Rock Health Products for a full refund. Piping Rock Health Products is contacting all known purchasers directly. 

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Piping Rock Vitamin Factory Outlet nationwide and online at Amazon.com and PipingRock.com from March 2013 through June 2019 for about $5. 

Manufacturer(s):

Piping Rock Health Products, of Ronkonkoma, N.Y. 

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
19-772
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