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Aromatics International Recalls Wintergreen Essential Oil Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Aromatics International Wintergreen Essential Oil (5 mL, 15 mL, 30 mL, and 100 mL)
  • Recalled Aromatics International Wintergreen Essential Oil – label on the 5 mL and 15 mL bottles
  • Recalled Aromatics International Wintergreen Essential Oil – label on the 30 mL and 100 mL bottles
Name of Product:
Aromatics International Wintergreen Essential Oil
Hazard:

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

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
May 14, 2020
Units:
About 550
Consumer Contact

Aromatics International toll-free at 888-234-9641 from from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at team@aromatics.com, or online at www.aromatics.com and click on “Important Safety Notice – Wintergreen Oil” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Aromatics International Wintergreen Essential Oil in 5 mL, 15 mL, 30 mL, and 100 mL glass amber bottes with a black continuous thread cap.  The bottles have a white label with the firm’s green logo on the front.  UPC codes are listed on the 5 mL (817697021443) and 15 mL (817697021375) along the bar code.  The batch numbers WIN-104 and WIN-105 are listed on a dot sticker located on the cap.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Aromatics International for a free replacement child-resistant cap.  Aromatics International is notifying all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold Exclusively At

Online at Aromatics.com from March 2018 through July 2019 for between $9 and $66.

Manufacturer(s):

Aromatics International LLC, of Florence, Mont.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
20-742
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