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Bio Source Naturals recalls Wintergreen and Birch Sweet Essential Oils

The packaging is not child resistant

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Bio Source Naturals of New Boston, Mich., is recalling about 390 bottles of Bio Source Naturals Wintergreen and Birch Sweet Essential Oils.

The products, which contain methyl salicylate, come in packaging that is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Bio Source Naturals Wintergreen and Birch Sweet Essential Oils in amber glass bottles with white or black caps.

The essential oils were sold in 0.5 fl. oz. (15 mL), 1 fl. oz. (30 mL), 2 fl. oz. (60 mL), and 4 fl. oz. (120 mL).

“Birch (Sweet),” “Betula lenta,” “Wintergreen,” the Bio Source Naturals logo and the volume amounts are printed on the green and white labels.

The oils, manufactured in the U.S., were sold online at, and from July 2013, through June 2020, for between $5 and $40.

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the products in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Bio Source Naturals for a full refund. Bio Source Naturals is directly notifying all known purchasers about the recall.

Consumers may contact Bio Source Naturals toll-free at (877) 577-8223 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) Monday through Saturday, by email at or online at and click on “Important Safety Information - Recall Alert” at the top of the page for more information.

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