Expanded Recall: Medline Canada, Corp. recalls Various Medline Cosmetic Products

Starting date:
June 1, 2018
Posting date:
June 1, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Cosmetics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Microbial Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66910

Expansion of recall posted April 17, 2018.

Affected products

Various Medline Cosmetic Products

Product description

This recall involves various Medline Remedy cosmetic products as outlined in the table below. The affected products are found in white packaging. The lot numbers can be found at the bottom of the bottle.

The following product lot numbers are included in this recall:
Product Name Size Product Code Lot Numbers

* Indicates products that were included in the previous recall on April 17, 2018.

Remedy Essentials Cleanser No Rinse Foam 8oz MSC092FBC08 M05703*
M06691*
M07476
4oz MSC092FBC04 M05702
Phytoplex Nourishing Skin Cream 16oz MSC092416 M06416
Phytoplex Hydrating Cleanser No Rinse Foam 4oz MSC092104 M07558
M07559
M07560
8oz MSC092108 M07839
M07840
M07841
M07842
Phytoplex Hydrating Cleanser No Rinse Foam Unscented 4oz MSC092104UNSC M07514
Phytoplex Hydrating Cleanser Spray 4oz MSC092204 M05864
M06818
Phytoplex Hydrating Cleanser Shampoo Body Wash Gel 2oz MSC092002 M07157
4oz MSC092004 M05879
M07925
8oz MSC092008 M05879
M06135

 

Hazard identified

The recalled products may be contaminated with the bacteria Burkolderia cepacia. Burkolderia cepacia can pose a risk of infections to consumers, especially those with weakened immune systems. Contamination of the bacteria has only been confirmed for the Remedy Essentials Cleanser No Rinse Foam that was includedin the previous recall.

As of May 30, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or infections in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 44,000 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from August 2017 to May 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
Medline Industries, Inc.
Northfield
Illinois
UNITED STATES
Importer
Medline Canada, Corp.
Milton
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return the product to Medline Canada.

For additional information, consumers may contact Medline Canada by email or by telephone toll-free at 1-800-396-6996 Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST.

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.