Recall Date: July 22, 2020
Recall Number: 20-154
Name of product: BioMed Balance Wintergreen and Birch Tar Essential Oils
Hazard: The products contain the substance methyl salicylate which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the products are not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.
Remedy: Refund. Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact BioMed Balance for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: BioMed Balance collect at 206-763-1086 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and email at email@example.com for more information.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/BioMed-Balance-Recalls-Wintergreen-and-Sweet-Birch-Essential-Oils-Due-to-Failure-to-Meet-Child-Resistant-Packaging-Requirements-Risk-of-Poisoning
Units: About 60
Description: This recall involves BioMed Wintergreen and Sweet Birch Essential Oils in blue and glass 30 mL bottles, respectively, with black caps. “BioMed Balance” and “Organic WinterGreen” or “Organic Birch Tar” are printed on the label. The UPC code is located on the left side of the label.
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Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold Exclusively At: Online at www.azurestandard.com from October 2019 through June 2020 for between $7 and $11.
Manufacturer(s): BioMed Balance, of Kent, Wash.
Manufactured In: United States