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GEO Essential recalls Essential Oils and Oil Blend

The product's packaging fails to meet child resistant packaging requirements

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Geo Essential of Orem, Utah, is recalling about 220 bottles of GEO Wintergreen Organic Essential Oil and GEO Alleviate Organic Essential Oil Blend.

These packaging of the products, which contain methyl salicylate, is not child resistant as required by federal law, posing a risk of poisoning.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves GEO Wintergreen Organic Essential Oil and GEO Alleviate Organic Essential Oil Blend in amber glass bottles with black caps.

The Wintergreen oil was sold in a 5 mL bottle and the Alleviate oil in a 15 mL bottle. The bottle’s label displays the GEO logo, product name and the volume amount of the bottle.

SKU 990181 can be found on the label above and to the left of the bar code of the Wintergreen essential oil, and SKU 990305 is on the label above and to the left of the bar code of the Alleviate essential oil.

The oils, manufactured in the U.S., were sold online at www.geoessential.com and www.amazon.com from February 2017, through July 2019, for between $7 and $20.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled essential oils and dispose of the products. Geo Essential is automatically refunding consumers the full purchase price through the distribution channel through which the products were purchased. GEO is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact Geo Essential toll-free at (855) 502-5363 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MT) Monday through Friday or online at www.geoessential.com and click on “Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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