MONDAY, March 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Before slathering connected your Jergens moisturizer, cheque the label. Certain tons person been recalled due to the fact that they whitethorn beryllium contaminated with bacteria that airs a hazard to radical with weakened immune systems.
Pluralibacter gergoviae bacteria typically airs small aesculapian hazard to steadfast people, according to Kao USA Inc., which recalled 3-ounce and 10-ounce Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer products. But others with wellness problems could beryllium much susceptible to infection.
The pathogen is an ongoing occupation for the cosmetics industry.
Along with announcing the recall, Kao USA said the products person been removed from warehouses. It is besides moving with retailers to guarantee the lotions are removed from store shelves.
The recalled products were manufactured betwixt Oct. 1, 2021 and Oct. 18, 2021. The batch codes for the 3-ounce size (UPC 019100109971 for azygous bottles and 019100267114 for battalion of three) tin beryllium recovered connected the backmost of the vessel printed successful achromatic ink and are: ZU712851, ZU712871, ZU712911, ZU722881, ZU712861, ZU712881 and ZU722851.
The batch codes for the 10-ounce size (UPC 019100109988) tin beryllium recovered connected the bottommost of the vessel printed successful achromatic ink: ZU722741, ZU722781, ZU732791, ZU732811, ZU722771, ZU732781, ZU732801 and ZU732821.
Consumers with the recalled products should telephone the institution astatine 1-800-742-8798 for a escaped merchandise coupon. You volition person a postage-paid statement and integrative container successful the message to instrumentality the product.
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