Consumer product recall

Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaner - Lavender Scent, 1.65L recalled due to potential for microbial contamination

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Summary

Product
Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaner - Lavender Scent, 1.65L
Issue
Consumer products - Microbial hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product, dispose them safely according to local municipal waste requirements and contact Colgate-Palmolive for a refund.

Affected products

This recall involves Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaner - Lavender Scent, 1.65L, manufacturing (lot) code 3015US78 or 3016US78 only. The affected products can be identified with the UPC 035000977588.

Issue

The recalled products do not contain the intended levels of preservative which may lead to the growth of bacteria and other microorganisms during the product's shelf life and during manufacturing. People with healthy immune systems are usually not affected when exposed to such growth, but those with weakened immune systems may face an increased risk.

As of February 6, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the affected product in Canada or the United States.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaner - Lavender Scent, 1.65L. Consumers should take pictures of the UPC code/lot code in order to contact Colgate–Palmolive for a full refund of the purchase price (with receipt) or of the manufacturer’s recommended retail price (without receipt) or for a coupon for a free replacement bottle. After requesting a refund, consumers should dispose of the product safely according to local municipal waste requirements.

For more information, consumers can contact Colgate-Palmolive Canada Inc. by telephone at 1-800-268-6757 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. Support is available in English and French. Consumers may also visit the company website.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 21,498 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 1,054,967 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold in January 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in the United States

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Chemicals
Companies

Importer

Colgate-Palmolive Canada Inc.

Toronto, Ontario

Canada

Manufacturer

Colgate-Palmolive Company

New York, New York

USA

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-72665