Medline Canada, Corp. recalls Remedy Essentials Foaming Cleanser
- Starting date:
- April 17, 2018
- Posting date:
- April 17, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Microbial Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Remedy Essentials Foaming Cleanser
This recall involves two lots of Remedy Essentials Foaming Cleanser. The affected products are in white 8 fl. oz. (236mL) bottles with a blue and green label. The lot numbers can be found at the bottom of the bottle.
|Remedy Essentials Foaming Cleanser
The affected product is contaminated with the bacteria Burkolderia cepacia. Burkolderia cepacia can pose a risk of infections to consumers, especially those with weakened immune systems.
As of April 17, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or infections in Canada.
Approximately 10,000 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from August 2017 to March 2018.
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 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST.
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.