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BioMed Balance recalls Wintergreen and Sweet Birch Essential Oils

The packaging is not child resistant

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BioMed Balance of Kent, Wash., is recalling about 60 bottles of BioMed Balance Wintergreen and Birch Tar 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 BioMed Wintergreen and Sweet Birch Essential Oils in blue and glass 30-mL bottles, respectively, with black caps. “BioMed Balance” and “Organic WinterGreen” or “Organic Birch Tar” are printed on the label. The UPC code is located on the left side of the label.

Product Name

UPC Code



Birch Tar


The oils, manufactured in the U.S., were sold exclusively online at from October 2019, through June 2020, for between $7 and $11.

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact BioMed Balance for a full refund.

Consumers may contact BioMed Balance collect at (206) 763-1086 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or by email at for more information.

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