PhotoU.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (USSTC) is recalling some of its smokeless tobacco products manufactured at its facility in Franklin Park, Ill., and distributed nationally.

The firm has received eight consumer complaints of foreign metal objects -- including sharp metal objects -- found in select cans.

In each case, the object was visible to the consumer and there have been no reports of consumer injury.

Complaints came from consumers in Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ohio.

The following products are being recalled:

 Cope Brand Products

Long Cut Straight

This recall applies to lots with no printed code on the bottom of the can, or with codes that begin with the letters “F”, “R”, “K”, or “P”.

 Copenhagen Brand Products

Extra Long Cut Natural 
Long Cut Mint 
Long Cut Southern Blend 
Pouch Mint 
Pouch Wintergreen 
Long Cut (overseas military only) 
Fine Cut (overseas military only) 
Long Cut Straight (overseas military only) 
Long Cut Wintergreen (overseas military only) 
Pouch (overseas military only) 
Fine Cut Plastic Can (only available in Alaska and Hawaii) 
Long Cut Plastic Can (only available in Alaska and Hawaii) 
Pouch Plastic Can (only available in Alaska and Hawaii)

This recall applies to lots with no printed code on the bottom of the can, or with codes that begin with the letters “F”, “R”, “K”, or “P”.

Husky Brand Products

Fine Cut Natural 
Long Cut Straight 
Long Cut Wintergreen

This recall applies to lots with no printed code on the bottom of the can, or with codes that begin with the letters “F”, “R”, “K”, or “P”.

Skoal Brand Products

Bandit Mint 
Bandit Wintergreen 
Long Cut Apple Tobacco Blend 
Long Cut Berry Tobacco Blend 
Long Cut Cherry 
Long Cut Citrus Tobacco Blend 
Long Cut Classic 
Long Cut Peach Tobacco Blend 
Long Cut Spearmint 
Pouch Apple Tobacco Blend 
Pouch Berry Tobacco Blend 
Pouch Citrus Tobacco Blend 
Snus Mint 
Snus Smooth Mint 
Xtra Long Cut Mint 
Xtra Long Cut Rich Tobacco Blend 
Xtra Long Cut Wintergreen 
Xtra Pouch Crisp Tobacco Blend 
Xtra Pouch Mint Blend 
Xtra Pouch Rich Tobacco Blend 
Fine Cut Wintergreen (overseas military only) 
Long Cut Mint (overseas military only) 
Long Cut Straight (overseas military only) 
Long Cut Wintergreen (overseas military only) 
Pouch Mint (overseas military only) 
Pouches Wintergreen (overseas military only)

This recall applies to lots with no printed code on the bottom of the can, or with codes that begin with the letters “F”, “R”, “K”, or “P”.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products should not open or use the product.

Consumers should contact USSTC at 1-866-201-9136 to return the product for a refund.

 

 


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