PhotoBiotouch Inc., of City of Industry, Calif., is recalling about 8,500 packages of EZY Gel Topical Anesthetic Gel.

The package is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The pain relieving gel contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves EZY Gel Topical Anesthetic Gel was sold in 1-fluid oz., white bottles.

Biotouch Topical Anesthetic Gel EZY Gel is printed on a purple label on the front panel. Lot numbers and expiration dates are on the bottom of the bottle.

The gel, manufactured in the U.S., was sold at Biotouch stores, beauty suppliers and tattoo salons nationwide and online at www.amazon.com, www.biotouch.com, www.ebay.com, www.jet.com or www.walmart.com from August 2013, through August 2018, for about $60

What to do

Consumers should immediately place the recalled topical anesthetic out of reach of children and contact Biotouch for instructions on how to obtain a full refund, including shipping.

Consumers may contact Biotouch toll-free at (844) 557-9023 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at recall@biotouch.com , or online at www.biotouch.com for more information.


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