Frontier Co-op recalls Aura Cacia Milk & Oat Bath Products

Starting date:
September 29, 2016
Posting date:
September 29, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Cosmetics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60402

Affected products

Aura Cacia Milk & Oat Bath Products

Product description

This recall involves products that were sold from October 8, 2015 to September 1, 2016.
Product Name UPC Recalled Lot Number
Lavender Milk and Oat Bath Packet, Canada
49.6 g (1.75 oz)
051381303075 5281
Lavender Milk and Oat Bath Packet
49.6 g (1.75 oz)
051381903077 5289
Lavender Milk and Oat Bath Jar,
(9.75 oz)
051381903176 5296

 

Hazard identified

This voluntary recall is the result of United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) testing that revealed an elevated microorganism count in Aura Cacia Lavender Milk & Oat Bath. While cosmetic products are not required to be sterile, an elevated microorganism count indicates that the product could pose a hazard to health. To date, no illnesses have been associated with these products.

Neither Health Canada nor Frontier Co-op has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 800 of the affected units were sold in Canada and approximately 9800 affected units were sold in the USA.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold at various retailers across Canada between October 2015 and September 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
Aura Cacia
Urbana
Iowa
UNITED STATES
Distributor
Frontier Co-op
Norway
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

Consumers who purchased any of the lots being recalled are advised to dispose of the product in a way to ensure that it cannot be reused, such as emptying the contents into the trash.  A credit is offered to consumers who purchased the affected product.

Consumers can contact Frontier Co-op directly at 1-800-669-3275 (Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time, available in English only), or via email. Additional information is available on the Aura Cacia website.

Consumers may view the release by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the FDA's website

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.