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Hush recalls anesthetic gels, sprays and foam soaps

The packaging is not child resistant as required by federal law

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Hush Anesthetic of Miami Lakes, Fla., is recalling about 275,000 containers of Hush gels, sprays and Hush foam soaps.

The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The products contain lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children if they put the product on their skin or ingest it.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Hush gel, spray and foam soap products containing 4% lidocaine.

The gel and spray were sold in 2 and 4-oz., sizes and the foam soap was sold in 1.7-oz., size. The bottles are white or black and have printed in green at the front the Hush logo or the phrase Hush and the type of product.

The Drug Facts label is on the back. The lot number and expiration date are stamped on the bottom of the container. All lot numbers are included in the recall.

The gels, sprays and soaps, manufactured in the U.S., were sold online at,,, and at tattoo studios nationwide from January 2009, through November 2018, for between $15 and $46.

What to do

Consumers should immediately place the recalled products out of the reach of children and contact Hush for a full refund, a free replacement product or free replacement child-resistant cap.

Consumers may contact Hush toll-free at( 888) 723-3730 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET), by email at or online at and click on “Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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