company WalmartToday, Friday, one of the world’s largest retailers and retailers announced the recall of its aromatherapy spray That, according to an investigation by him Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), linked to two deaths in the United States from chlamydia.
Gate Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Referred to in the newsletter Tests conducted by the Center for Disease Control revealed that a bottle of the product Better Homes and Gardens Aromatherapy Spray Infused with Essential Oil and Gemstones It was contaminated with rare and deadly bacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei What’s the reason melasma.
Melioidosis, a rare and difficult-to-diagnose condition, is an infection that can lead to pneumonia, septicemia, and local infections in multiple organs of the human body.
The CPSC added that the CDC is investigating four outbreaks of amyloidosis reported in the United States, including two people who died of the disease. Although the CDC has not identified the source of the four infections, a bottle of the aforementioned product, which contained the bacteria, was found in the home of one of the deaths.
The product, which was sold in six different scents and was produced in India, can be purchased both in Walmart physical stores and through its online portal Walmart.com. In total, there are 3900 jars that will be withdrawn.
Deputy Minister Consumer Affairs Department (Something), Maria Fernanda VelezReferred to new day who – which Walmart representatives in Puerto Rico have confirmed that, as of today, there are no stores in stock on the island, and products envisaged in the announced recall..
“When a national company recall is announced, the locking system is automatically activated in the cash registers so that the products included in the recall cannot be sold. Currently, Walmart is checking sales reports to verify if any of these products are sold in Puerto Rico.Lawyer added.
to part, Ministry of Health He noted that, for the time being, he had not received reports of people infected with melioidosis.
The CPSC recommends that if you have these products in your home, you should stop using them immediately, put the bottle in two resealable bags and return to Walmart for a refund, wash all clothing and bedding, and disinfect the areas where the product has been used.
The agency also stressed that if you have had any symptoms or fever in the past 21 days, you should go to your doctor and inform him of the possible exposure to the bacteria.
Walmart also offers a $20 gift card to people who return a product.
Bottle names and product numbers are as follows:
- 84140411420 – Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Lavender & Chamomile Spray
- 84140411421 – Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Lemon and Mandarin Spray
- 84140411422 – Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Lavender Spray
- 84140411423 – Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Spray Peppermint
- 84140411424 – Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Game Rum Lemon & Eucalyptus Spray
- 84140411425 – Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Sandalwood and Vanilla Gemstone Room Spray