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Banana Boat Sunscreen Spray - recalled due to due to presence of benzene, USA

1 week ago

United States

Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC) today issued a voluntary nationwide recall of three batches of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 to the consumer level as outlined in the list below. An internal review found that some samples of the product contained trace levels of benzene. While benzene is not an ingredient in any Banana Boat products, the review showed that unexpected levels of benzene came from the propellant that sprays the product out of the can. To date, Edgewell has not received any adverse events related to this recall. The products were distributed nationwide in the United States through various retailers and online. Edgewell has notified its retailers to remove any remaining recalled product from shelves.

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen. Exposure to benzene can occur by inhalation, orally, and through the skin and it potentially can result in cancers including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be life threatening. Benzene is ubiquitous in the environment. Humans around the world have daily exposures to it indoors and outdoors from multiple sources. Daily exposure to benzene in the recalled products would not be expected to cause adverse health consequences according to an independent health assessment using established exposure modeling guidelines.

Importantly, no other batches of Hair & Scalp (either before or after these batch codes) and no other Banana Boat products are in the scope of this recall and may continue to be used by consumers safely and as intended.

UPC: 0-79656-04041-8, DESCRIPTION: Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30, Lot Code: 20016AF, Expiration: December 2022, Size: 6 oz
UPC: 0-79656-04041-8, DESCRIPTION: Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30, Lot Code: 20084BF, Expiration: February 2023, Size: 6 oz
UPC: 0-79656-04041-8, DESCRIPTION: Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30, Lot Code: 21139AF, Expiration: April 2024, Size: 6 oz

The voluntarily recalled sunscreen spray products are packaged in aerosol cans. Banana Boat will also offer reimbursement for consumers who have purchased a product marked with one of the lot codes in the table above. Lot codes are located on the bottom of the can. Consumers should stop using the affected product immediately and appropriately discard.

In case you experienced harm from this product, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve issues and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance.

Company name: Edgewell Personal Care Company
Brand name: Banana Boat
Product recalled: Hair & scalp sunscreen spray
Reason of the recall: Due to presence of benzene
FDA Recall date: July 29, 2022

Source: fda.gov

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The tainted product is marketed as a dietary supplement for male sexual enhancement and is packaged in a 7-count blister pack within a carton, UPC 0 705632 523285, and was distributed through retail stores in the state of Florida from 02/01/2002 to 07/20/2022 and Nationwide in the USA through our website from 02/01/2002 to 07/20/2022  www.sangter.com.

Distributor RFR, LLC is notifying its distributors and customers through this notice and is arranging for the return of all recalled products. All customers are urged to stop consuming the product marked with this lot, and to contact their physician or health care provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this medication.

Risk Statement: Use of SANGTER with undeclared sildenafil may pose a threat to consumers because it may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) and may cause a significant drop in blood pressure that may be life threatening. People with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take nitrates. Among the adult male population who are most likely to use these products, adult males who use nitrates for cardiac conditions are at the most at risk from these products.

Company name: Distributor RFR, LLC
Brand name: SANGTER
Product recalled: SANGTER Energy Supplement, 3000mg
Reason of the recall: Undeclared Sildenafil
FDA Recall date: August 02, 2022

Source: fda.gov
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Plastikon Healthcare, LLC is issuing an update to the voluntary recall initiated on June 3, 2022.  The recall has been expanded to include Lot 20076A of Magnesium Hydroxide 1200 mg / Aluminum Hydroxide 1200 mg / Simethicone 120 mg per 30 mL Oral Suspension. The products are... See More being recalled due to microbial contamination. To date, Plastikon Healthcare has not received any reports of adverse events or injuries related to this recall.

This lot was previously subject to a retail level recall and has been added to the current consumer level recall based on updated microorganism speciation data from third-party testing. The updated recall includes one (1) lot of Milk of Magnesia 2400 mg/10 mL Oral Suspension, one (1) lot of Milk of Magnesia 2400 mg/30 mL Oral Suspension, twelve (12) lots of Magnesium Hydroxide 1200 mg/Aluminum Hydroxide 1200 mg/Simethicone 120 mg per 30 mL Oral Suspension, and two (2) lots of Magnesium Hydroxide 2400 mg/Aluminum Hydroxide 2400 mg/Simethicone 240 mg per 30 mL Oral Suspension to the consumer level. 

Risk Statement: Administration or use of drug products with microbial contamination could potentially result in increased infections that may require medical intervention.  Patients with compromised immune systems, such as patients in hospitals and nursing homes, have a higher probability of developing potentially life-threatening infections after taking a contaminated product. 

Product indication, lot numbers, expiration dates, and NDC information are listed below. The products are packaged for institutional use and are sold to clinics and hospitals nationwide in single use cups with a foil lid.  The affected lots were distributed to Major Pharmaceuticals Distribution Center (wholesaler) between 7/1/2020 and 10/31/2021, who shipped to hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics nationwide.  The products are private labeled for Major Pharmaceuticals.

Product Name: Milk of Magnesia, 2400 mg / 30 mL, Oral Suspension.
Indications for Use: Occasional relief of constipation, (irregularity) in adults and children 12 years and older or for children under 12 as recommended by a doctor.
Lot/Exp: 20071A / Jul. 2022
NDC: 0904-6846-73
Packaging: Carton containing, 100 single dose cups (10 trays x 10 cups).

Product Name: Milk of Magnesia, 2400 mg / 10 mL, Oral Suspension.
Indications for Use: Occasional relief of constipation, (irregularity) in adults and children 12 years and older or for children under 12 as recommended by a doctor.
Lot/Exp: 20074A / Jul. 2022
NDC: 0904-6840-72
Packaging: Carton containing, 100 single dose cups (10 trays x 10 cups).

Product Name: Magnesium, Hydroxide 1200 mg / Aluminum, Hydroxide 1200 mg/ Simethicone 120 mg per 30 mL Oral Suspension.
Indications for Use: Relief of acid indigestion, heartburn, sour stomach, upset stomach due to these symptoms, pressure and bloating
commonly referred to as gas.
Lot/Exp: 21103A / Sep. 2023, 20046A / May 2022, 20076A / Jul. 2022, 20079A / Aug. 2022, 20080A / Aug. 2022, 20081A / Aug. 2022, 21057A / May 2023, 21059A / May 2023, 21095A / Sep. 2023, 21096A / Sep. 2023, 21099A / Sep. 2023, 21115A / Oct. 2022
NDC: 0904-6838-73
Packaging: Carton containing 100 single dose cups (10 trays x 10 cups).

Product Name: Magnesium Hydroxide 2400 mg / Aluminum, Hydroxide 2400 mg / Simethicone, 240 mg per 30 mL Oral Suspension.
Indications for Use: Relief of acid indigestion, heartburn, sour stomach, upset stomach due to these symptoms, pressure and bloating
commonly referred to as gas.
Lot/Exp: 20051A / Aug. 2022, 20088A / Sep. 2022
NDC: 0904-6839-73
Packaging: Carton containing 100 single dose cups (10 trays x 10 cups).

Company name: Plastikon Healthcare, LLC
Brand name: Major
Product recalled: Milk of Magnesia, Magnisium Hydroxide/Aluminum Hydroxide/Simethicone Oral Suspension
Reason of the recall: Microbial contamination
FDA Recall date: August 04, 2022

In case you experienced harm from any of these products, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve issues and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance.

Source: fda.gov
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Vi-Jon, LLC is revising a previously reported list of all flavors of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution within expiry that were voluntarily recalled to the consumer level to include product that was distributed in the United States, Canada and Panama. This includes all lots of Cherry... See More Flavor and Grape Flavor of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution, 10 FL OZ (296 mL) within expiry. To date, Vi-Jon, LLC is aware of 3 (three) reports of serious adverse reactions potentially related to this recall. Vi-Jon, LLC is in the process of investigating these reports.

On July 14, 2022, Vi-Jon, LLC recalled all lots of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor, 10 FL OZ (296 mL) within expiry. The recall was initiated after Vi-Jon, LLCs third party microbial testing identified the presence of Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens.

Risk Statement: Immunocompromised patients, who consume this product, may be at increased risk for invasive infections caused by Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens that could lead to serious, life-threatening adverse health consequences. The product is used for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity) and generally produces bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours. The product is packaged in a 10 oz clear round plastic bottle. In addition to the lemon flavor, the recall includes the Cherry flavor and Grape flavor.

On August 3, 2022, the Recall product list has been updated to include the products noted below.

CANADA Equate Canada 300 mL Lemon Magnesium Citrate
NPN # NPN 80015316
UPC # 079068004923

CANADA Life 300 mL Lemon Magnesium Citrat
NPN # NPN 80015316
UPC # 057800856412

CANADA Life 300 mL Cherry Magnesium Citrate
NPN # NPN 80015316
UPC # 057800856405

CANADA Personnelle 300 mL Lemon Citrate
NPN # NPN 80015316
UPC # 055989029306

PANAMA CRUZ BLANC 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT
NPN # N/A
UPC # 308697403082

The product was distributed in the United States, Canada and Panama to wholesale and retail outlets. Vi-Jon, LLC is continuing their investigation into the cause of the problem.

Vi-Jon, LLC is notifying its customers by phone and email and is arranging for return or destruction of all recalled product. Consumers that have this recalled product should stop using and return any remaining product to the place of purchase.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

In case you experienced harm from these products, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve issues and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance.

Company name: Vi-Jon, LLC
Brand name: Multiple brand names
Product recalled: Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution
Reason of the recall: Microbial contamination with Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens
FDA Recall date: August 04, 2022

Source: fda.gov
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The CFIA announced the recall of raw frozen Primal Patties for Dogs Beef Formula because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, posing a risk of cross-contamination and illness after handling the pet food. This product was sold in British Columbia. As of August 2, 2022, the... See More company has not received any reports of incidents or illness in Canada.

The recalled product is:
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The lot code number and best by date can be found on the back of the product packaging above the Primal Pet Foods Inc. red oval logo. Only lot code number W10068709 is included is this recall.

Animals that become infected with Listeria monocytogenes could display symptoms similar to humans. Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the product, and there is risk to humans from handling the products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to the products.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and dispose of the product.

In case you are experiencing Listeria monocytogenes symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.

Source: recalls-rappels.canada.ca
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Encore is recalling Beef Selection in Gravy multipack dog food because the Beef Steak with Potatoes in Gravy tin, within the multipack, may contain small pieces of metal. This product was distributed nationwide in the United Kingdom.

Encore Beef Selection in Gravy (Multipack) (5 tins x 156g)... See More Batch code: LU1-343
Best before: 09 December 2024

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Batch code: LU1-302
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Pet-owners: We urge customers who have bought this product not to feed it to their dog and return it to the store with or without a receipt from where it was bought for a full refund.

In case your pet experienced harm from extraneous materials, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve issues and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance.

Company name: Encore
Product recalled: Encore Beef Selection in Gravy (Multipack), Encore Beef Selection in Gravy (Multipack), Encore Beef Steak with Potatoes in Gravy (Individual tin)
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Source: food.gov.uk
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Pet turtles of any size can carry Salmonella germs in their droppings even if they look healthy and clean. These germs can easily spread to their bodies, tank water, and anything in the area where they live and roam. You can get sick from touching your turtle or anything in its environment and then touching your mouth or food with unwashed hands and swallowing Salmonella germs.

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- Always wash hands thoroughly with soap and water right after touching or feeding your turtle and after touching or cleaning the area where it lives and roams.
- Don’t kiss or snuggle your turtle, and don’t eat or drink around it. This can spread Salmonella germs to your mouth and make you sick.
- Keep your turtle out of your kitchen and other areas where you eat, store, or prepare food.
- Clean your turtle supplies outside the house, if possible. These supplies may include its tank, toys, and feeders.
- If you clean the supplies indoors, don’t clean them in the kitchen or other areas where you eat or prepare food. Use a laundry sink or bathtub, and thoroughly clean and disinfect the area right after.

In case you are experiencing Salmonella symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.

Source: cdc.gov
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Even if snakes and rodents appear to be healthy, clean and show no signs of illness, they can still carry Salmonella bacteria. Having indirect contact by touching their environments can put you at risk for developing a Salmonella infection.

To prevent direct or indirect spread of Salmonella to yourself or others, AHS advises following these simple steps to help reduce your risk of becoming ill from contact with reptiles (including snakes), rodents and their environments:

- Always wash your hands immediately after touching a reptile or rodent, and anything they eat, or after being in the area where they live, play or touch.
- Regularly clean with soapy water followed by a household disinfectant any surfaces or objects your reptile or rodent touches.
- Never kiss a pet rodent or reptile.
- Reptiles or rodents in homes, daycare centres, schools or other facilities with children aged 5 years and under is not recommended.
- Always supervise children when they touch or play with reptiles or rodents. Do not let them put reptiles and rodents or their supplies near their face or share their food or drinks with pets. Make sure they thoroughly wash their hands after touching reptiles or rodents.
- Do not clean or bathe reptiles and rodents in the kitchen sink or in bathroom sinks or bathtubs.
- Keep reptiles and rodents and all their food, containers and toys away from the kitchen and other places where food is made or eaten.
- Do not keep frozen feeder rodents in the same fridge or freezer as human food. Freezing rodents does not kill Salmonella.
- Always defrost and prepare frozen feeder rodents outside the kitchen, using dedicated utensils and containers.
- Be aware of the specific needs of your reptile. Stress for a reptile can increase shedding of Salmonella.
- Always keep reptiles and live rodents in habitats specifically designed for them.
- If you choose to have a reptile or rodent in your home, talk to your health care provider or veterinarian about the right reptile or rodent for your family, especially if your family includes children, pregnant women, immunocompromised individuals, or adults 65 years of age and over.

In case you are experiencing Salmonella symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.

Source: albertahealthservices.ca
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The FDA is cautioning pet owners not to feed their pets certain lots of Darwin’s Natural Pet Products raw cat food after samples from these lots tested positive for Salmonella, and they represent a serious threat to human and animal health. These products are manufactured by Arrow... See More Reliance Inc., doing business as Darwin’s Natural Pet Products, and are sold online direct to consumers. These foods have been associated with cases of illness in three kittens in a single household.

The FDA recommended that Arrow Reliance Inc. voluntarily recall these products and notify the public, but the company has not done so.

The affected products are:
- Darwin’s Natural Pet Products Natural Selections Antibiotic & Grain Free Chicken Recipe for Cats, Lot 9116, manufactured on May 2, 2022.
- Darwin’s Natural Pet Products Natural Selections Antibiotic & Grain Free Turkey Recipe for Cats, Lot 9121, manufactured on May 4, 2022.

The products are sold in white and clear plastic packages with blue and green labeling. Each pack weighs two pounds and consists of four separate units. The lot codes are on the front lower left unit of the package.

If you have these lots of Darwin’s Natural Pet Food, or you can’t be sure of the lot code of the products you have, throw them away. Do not feed them to your pets.

Pet foods contaminated with Salmonella are of particular public health importance because they can affect both human and animal health. Pets can get sick from Salmonella and may also be carriers of the bacteria and pass it on to their human companions without appearing to be ill. People who think their pets have become ill after consuming contaminated pet food should first contact their veterinarians.

In case you are experiencing Salmonella symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.

Source: fda.gov
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The CFIA announced the recall of raw frozen Primal Patties for Dogs Beef Formula because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, posing a risk of cross-contamination and illness after handling the pet food. This product was sold in British Columbia. As of August 2, 2022, the... See More company has not received any reports of incidents or illness in Canada.

The recalled product is:
- Primal Patties – Beef Formula, 6 lb, Case UPC: 854495006173, Unit UPC: 850334004164, Lot code number: W10068709, Best by date: 05/22/23.

The lot code number and best by date can be found on the back of the product packaging above the Primal Pet Foods Inc. red oval logo. Only lot code number W10068709 is included is this recall.

Animals that become infected with Listeria monocytogenes could display symptoms similar to humans. Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the product, and there is risk to humans from handling the products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to the products.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and dispose of the product.

In case you are experiencing Listeria monocytogenes symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.

Source: recalls-rappels.canada.ca
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Vi-Jon, LLC is revising a previously reported list of all flavors of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution within expiry that were voluntarily recalled to the consumer level to include product that was distributed in the United States, Canada and Panama. This includes all lots of Cherry... See More Flavor and Grape Flavor of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution, 10 FL OZ (296 mL) within expiry. To date, Vi-Jon, LLC is aware of 3 (three) reports of serious adverse reactions potentially related to this recall. Vi-Jon, LLC is in the process of investigating these reports.

On July 14, 2022, Vi-Jon, LLC recalled all lots of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor, 10 FL OZ (296 mL) within expiry. The recall was initiated after Vi-Jon, LLCs third party microbial testing identified the presence of Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens.

Risk Statement: Immunocompromised patients, who consume this product, may be at increased risk for invasive infections caused by Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens that could lead to serious, life-threatening adverse health consequences. The product is used for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity) and generally produces bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours. The product is packaged in a 10 oz clear round plastic bottle. In addition to the lemon flavor, the recall includes the Cherry flavor and Grape flavor.

On August 3, 2022, the Recall product list has been updated to include the products noted below.

CANADA Equate Canada 300 mL Lemon Magnesium Citrate
NPN # NPN 80015316
UPC # 079068004923

CANADA Life 300 mL Lemon Magnesium Citrat
NPN # NPN 80015316
UPC # 057800856412

CANADA Life 300 mL Cherry Magnesium Citrate
NPN # NPN 80015316
UPC # 057800856405

CANADA Personnelle 300 mL Lemon Citrate
NPN # NPN 80015316
UPC # 055989029306

PANAMA CRUZ BLANC 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT
NPN # N/A
UPC # 308697403082

The product was distributed in the United States, Canada and Panama to wholesale and retail outlets. Vi-Jon, LLC is continuing their investigation into the cause of the problem.

Vi-Jon, LLC is notifying its customers by phone and email and is arranging for return or destruction of all recalled product. Consumers that have this recalled product should stop using and return any remaining product to the place of purchase.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

In case you experienced harm from these products, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve issues and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance.

Company name: Vi-Jon, LLC
Brand name: Multiple brand names
Product recalled: Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution
Reason of the recall: Microbial contamination with Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens
FDA Recall date: August 04, 2022

Source: fda.gov
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