According to the recall, 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 risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children. About 14,000 units are involved in the recall.
Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children. Contact Nutraceutical Corporation for instructions on how to dispose of the product and receive a full refund.
No injuries or incidents were reported at press time. Products were sold at: Earth Fare, Vitamin Shoppe and Mom’s Organic Market nationwide, Whole Foods (Southern and Northern California, New England, Midwest, Pacific Northwest, South, Rocky Mountain region), and other stores, online at Gary’s World of Wellness and Lucky Vitamins (Pennsylvania) from August 2013 through February 2019 for about $9.
More info: www.cpsc.gov