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Ananda Apothecary Recalls Essential Oils Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Wintergreen Essential Oil (0.5 mL, 10 mL, 30 mL, 60 mL, 120 mL)
  • Recalled Sweet Birch Essential Oil (0.5 mL, 10 mL, 30 mL, 60 mL, 120 mL)
  • Recalled Super Soother Pure Essential Oil (5 mL, 10 mL, and 30 mL)
  • Recalled Breathe Deep Pure Essential Oil (10 mL and 30 mL)
Name of Product:
Wintergreen 100% Pure Essential Oil, Sweet Birch 100% Pure Essential Oil, Super Soother Pure Essential Oil Blend, and Breathe Deep Pure Essential Oil Blend
Hazard:

The products contain the substance methyl salicylate which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).  The packaging of the products are not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
July 09, 2020
Units:
About 275
Consumer Contact

Ananda Apothecary at 888-758-6360 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Thursday, email at contact@anandaapothecary.com, or online at www.anandaessentialoils.com and click on ‘Wintergreen/Birch EO Recall’ for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Wintergreen, Sweet Birch, Super Soother Blend and Breath Deep Blend Pure Essential Oils in amber glass bottles with black continuous thread closures.  The white and green/blue label includes the Ananda Apothecary logo, product name, and the volume size of the bottle.  The table lists the volume sizes for the products and lot numbers which is listed on the top left corner of the label.   

Pure Essential Oils Volume Sizes (mL) Lot Numbers
Wintergreen  0.5, 10, 30, 60, 120 SAK138WIN
SAG019WIN

SAL249WIN

Sweet Birch  0.5, 10, 30, 60, 120 PEC199BIR
Super Soother Blend 5, 10, 30 BLB259SSR
BLF059SSR

BLJ089SSR

Breathe Deep Blend 10, 30 BLB089BRD

BLE289BRD

BLH279BRD

BLJ239BRD

BLL059BRD

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children.  All known purchasers are being notified directly by Ananda Apothecary about the recall and will receive a full refund for the sample size (0.5 mL) or be sent a free replacement child-resistant closure for the all other sizes.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold Exclusively At

Anandaessentialoils.com from July 2019 through February 2020 between $2 and $100.

Manufacturer(s):

Ananda Apothecary, of Boulder, Colo.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
20-759
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