Medline Canada, Corp. recalls certain lots of Remedy Phytoplex Nourishing Skin Cream
- Starting date:
- February 18, 2019
- Posting date:
- February 18, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Remedy Phytoplex Nourishing Skin Cream products with same Product Code and a different lot number were previously recalled on June 1, 2018.
Remedy Phytoplex Nourishing Skin Cream
This recall involves certain lots of Remedy Phytoplex Nourishing Skin Cream in 16 oz pump bottles as outlined in the table below. The affected products are found in white packaging and the lot numbers can be found at the bottom of the bottle.
|Product Name||Size||Product Code||Lot Numbers|
|Remedy Phytoplex Nourishing Skin Cream||16 oz||MSC092416||M13678/8153-2|
The affected products are being recalled due to the presence of certain species of mould, Penicillium chrysogenum and Penicillium flavigenum. The affected products are not likely to cause an adverse health consequence in healthy individuals, however, may pose a risk to people with weakened immune systems.
As of February 1, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or infections in Canada.
An unknown number of the affected products with the above lot numbers were sold in Canada. Approximately 5,280 units of this product, including the affected lots, were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from July 2018 to January 2019.
Place of origin
Manufactured in the United States
Medline Industries, Inc.
Medline Canada, Corp.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return the product to Medline Canada.
For additional information, consumers may contact Medline Canada by email or by telephone toll-free at 1-800-396-6996 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
Please note that, in addition to the requirements of the Cosmetic Regulations, the Food and Drugs Act (FDA) prohibits the sale of cosmetics that are either made with hazardous substances, or under unsanitary conditions, to users 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.