Consumer product recall

FURminator deShedding Ultra Premium Dog Conditioner (1 Gallon) recalled due to microbial contamination

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FURminator deShedding Ultra Premium Dog Conditioner (1 Gallon)
Consumer products - Microbial hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product, dispose of it according to municipal waste guidelines and contact the company for a refund and more information.

Affected products

This recall involves certain lot codes of the FURminator deShedding Ultra Premium Dog Conditioner 1 gallon (3.79 litres) size containers.  The clear containers have a black label and off-white liquid conditioner product inside, and are sold with or without a pump.  The container is approximately 12 inches (30.48 centimetres) tall, 6 inches (15.24 centimetres) wide and weighs about 8.5 lbs (3.86 kilograms). The lot codes are printed on the bottom of the product.

The following products are affected:

Product Description


Lot Codes

P-00107-9 (No Pump)



P-00107P-9 (With Pump)


220402 through 240152


The recalled products may contain bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an environmental organism found widely in soil and water. People with weakened immune systems, external medical devices, or underlying lung conditions who are exposed to the bacteria face a risk of serious infection that may require medical treatment. The bacteria can enter the body if inhaled, through the eyes, or through a break in the skin. People with healthy immune systems are usually not affected by the bacteria.

As of May 28, 2024, the company has received no reports of incidents or illness in Canada. In the United States, the company has received four reports of incidents and no reports of illness.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product, dispose of it according to municipal waste guidelines, and contact the company for refund and additional information. Do not pour the product down the toilet or drain.

For more information, consumers can contact Spectrum Brands Pet LLC by telephone toll-free at 1-888-837-6688, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website for information to register for a full refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Spectrum Brands Pet LLC.

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 consumers 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


Number Sold

The company reported that approximately 248 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 90,000 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from January 2022 to April 2024.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in the United States

Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Consumer products - Pet Care/Food


Spectrum Brands Pet LLC




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Health Canada
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