Wintergreen Essential Oil Recalled by Epic Business Services Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)
Name of Product:
Majestic Pure Wintergreen Oil
The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a risk of poisoning to young children if they ingest it.
July 16, 2019
This recall involves Majestic Pure Wintergreen essential oil. “Majestic Pure” Logo Wintergreen essential oil 100% Pure and Natural Therapeutic Grade is written on the front of the brown bottle. The side panel ingredients specifically mentions “Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbent) essential oil. Steam distilled.” It also states safety recommendations, directions and storage guidelines.
Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact the firm to receive a free replacement child resistant dropper. All known purchasers are being notified directly by the firm about the recall.
Online at Amazon.com from June 2016 to April 2019 for about $18.
Epic Business Services Inc., of San Diego, Calif.
Majestic Pure Cosmeceuticals, of San Diego, Calif.
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