PhotoHandi-Craft of St. Louis, Mo., is recalling about 23,000 Dr. Brown’s Natural bottle and dish soaps.

The bottle and dish soap can contain harmful bacteria. Exposure to bacteria poses a risk of respiratory and other infections in immunocompromised individuals.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Dr. Brown’s Natural bottle & dish soap sold separately and with Dr. Brown’s bottle brush as a bottle cleaning kit.

The soap bottles were sold in two sizes: a clear plastic 16-ounce bottle with a pump and a 4-ounce clear squeeze bottle.

A label affixed to the front of the bottles read “Dr. Brown’s natural bottle & dish soap” and “100% plant-based ingredients.”

The bottle & dish soap, manufactured in the U.S, were sold at 4 Our Little Ones, Babies R’ Us, Bebeang, Buy Buy Baby, Drugland Pharmacy, Family First Pharmacy, Global Nutrition Trading, Macro and Turquoise stores nationwide and online at from September 2016, to June 2017, for between $3 and $7.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bottle and dish soap and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a replacement bottle of reformulated dish soap or comparable merchandise of equal or lesser value.

Bottles and dishes cleaned with the recalled soap should be boiled or sanitized in the dishwasher.

Consumers may contact Handi-Craft toll-free at 877-962-2525 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, or online at and click on “Recall Information” for more information. 

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