Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Starting date:
July 12, 2018
Posting date:
July 12, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Cosmetics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Microbial Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67210

Affected products

Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Product description

This recall involves Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash.  The affected products were sold in 250ml size (sold individually) and 50ml size (in Wee and Well Gentle Baby Care Kit). The lot number can be located on the information panel on the back of the product, below the SKU number.

The following products have been recalled:
Brand Name & Product Name Product SKU Package Size Lot Number Expiry Date
Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash 700551 (CAD) 250 ml All lots (including Lot # 814020, 813080, 816050) All expiry dates
Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash (found in Wee and Well Gentle Baby Care Kit) 700560 (CAD) 50 ml All lots (including Lot # 814020, 813080, 816050) All expiry dates

Hazard identified

The affected products are contaminated with the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa can pose a risk of infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.

As of July 9, 2018, the company has received 16 reports of incidents in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 830 units of 250ml, and 1559 units of 50ml Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 2018 to July 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer
Natures Formulae Health Products Ltd.
Kelowna
British Columbia
CANADA
Distributor
Saje Natural Business Inc.
Surrey
British Columbia
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products. Consumers are asked to return all products (both opened and unopened Splish Splash 250ml and the Wee and Well Kit) for a full refund in store, or through the company’s Community Experience Team who will arrange for a prepaid shipping label to make the return as simple as possible.

They may be contacted by phone at 1-877-275-7253, or via email. The hours of operation are from 05:00AM to 08:00PM PST, Monday through Friday, and 08:00AM to 05:00PM PST Saturday and Sunday.

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.