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 poisoning risk if the contents are swallowed by young children.
Sun Organic at 800-216-7295 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT Monday through Friday; email firstname.lastname@example.org, put “Free Replacement Cap” in the subject line of the e-mail and in the body, provide your name, address, the bottle size for which you are requesting a replacement cap and the date you purchased the product; or online at sunessentialoils.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.
This recall includes all 2-, 4-, 8-, and 16-fluid-ounce amber glass bottles of Sun Essential Oils, Wintergreen sold prior to April 12, 2019. The label on each bottle displays the Sun Essential Oils logo, an image of an American Wintergreen plant, states “Wintergreen,” and lists the size of the container.
Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of the reach of children and contact Sun Organic for a free replacement child-resistant cap.
Online at Amazon.com, Ebay.com and Walmart.com from December 2014 through April 2019 for between $9 and $33.
Sun Organic, of Phoenix, Ariz.
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