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.
This recall involves GloryBee Wintergreen Essential Oil in amber glass bottles with black caps. The essential oils were sold in 0.5 fl. oz. (15 mL), 1 fl. oz. (30 mL), 4 fl. oz. (118 mL) and 16 fl. oz. (473 mL). “Wintergreen,” “Gaultheria procumbens,” “100% Pure Undiluted,” the GloryBee logo and the volume amount are printed on the brown labels. The lot numbers for the recalled products are printed on the front of the label. The UPC codes are located next to the barcode.
|Product Name||Size||Product Number||UPC Code||Lot Numbers|
Wintergreen Essential Oil
MG0100456 MG0101256 MG0114984 MG0115834 MG0117772 MG0122440 MG0126997
Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact GloryBee for a free child-resistant replacement cap or store credit.
Online at GloryBee.com and at specialty and health food stores nationwide from October 2016 through August 2019 for between $4 and $57.
GloryBee Natural Sweeteners Inc., of Eugene, Ore.