The Honest Company voluntarily recalls Organic Baby Powder

Starting date:
February 21, 2017
Posting date:
February 21, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Honest Organic Baby Powder

Product description

This voluntary recall by The Honest Company involves all lots of Honest Organic Baby Powder. The affected product is in a 4 oz white bottle with the company’s logo on the front. The UPC on the bottle is 817810014529.

Hazard identified

The product is being voluntarily recalled due to possible contamination with several species of bacteria, including some species associated with skin infections or eye infections.  The product may pose a health risk.

As of February 21st 2017, The Honest Company has received no report of consumer incident or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 5,324 units of the products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The product was sold primarily online between May 2014 and December 2016, and at West Coast Kids in/around February 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the USA.


The Honest Company, Inc.
Los Angeles

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What you should do

Consumers who have purchased an affected product should stop using it immediately. Customers can return the product for a full refund.

Consumers can contact the company at 1-888-532-0190 from Monday to Friday- 7AM to 5PM Pacific or by email with the subject line "Baby Powder".

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 voluntary 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.