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Essential Trading Post Recalls Wintergreen and Birch Essential Oils Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Essential Trading Post Wintergreen Oils
  • Recalled Essential Trading Post Birch Oils
Name of Product:
Essential Trading Post Wintergreen and Birch Essential Oils
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
Recall Date:
April 30, 2020
Units:
About 200
Consumer Contact

Essential Trading Post collect at 774-202-6121 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Monday, Wednesday and Friday, email at Info@EssentialTradingPost.com put “Recall Alert” in the subject line of the e-mail and in the body provide your name and address or online at www.EssentialTradingPost.com and click on ‘Recall Alert’ for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Wintergreen and Birch Essential Oils in amber glass bottles with black caps.  “Essential Trading Post,” “Wintergreen Oil” or “Birch Oil” are printed on the green and white label.  The essential oils were sold in 1 dram (4 mL), 0.5 fl. oz (15 mL), 1 fl. oz (30 mL), 2 fl. oz (60 mL), 4 fl. oz (120 mL), 8 fl. oz (240 mL) and 16 fl. oz (480 mL).  The volume amount of the bottle is printed on the label.  The Essential Trading Post logo and product name are printed in black.  The SKU is printed on the bottom of the bottle. 

Product Name Size SKU Code
Essential Trading Post Wintergreen 4 mL 731244690954
15 mL 731244690961
30 mL 731244690978
60 mL 731244690985
120 mL 731244690992
240 mL 731244691005
480 mL 731244691012
     
Essential Trading Post Birch 4 mL 731244685639
15 mL 731244685646
30 mL 731244685653
60 mL 731244685660  
120 mL 731244685677
240 mL 731244685684
480 mL 731244685691
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Essential Trading Post for a full refund.  The firm is directly notifying all known purchasers about the recall.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold Exclusively Online

EssentialTradingPost.com from April 2018 through April 2020 for between $3 and $105.

Manufacturer(s):

Essential Trading Post, of New Bedford, Mass.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
20-740
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