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Natural Health Partners recalls Dr. Mercola Wintergreen Essential Oils

The product's packaging is not child resistant

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Natural Health Partners of Cape Coral, Fla, is recalling about 5,600 bottles of Dr. Mercola Wintergreen Essential Oil.

The packaging of the product, which contains methyl salicylate, is not child resistant as required by law, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Dr. Mercola Wintergreen Essential Oil in 1 fl.oz (30 mL) amber glass bottles with black caps. The Lot codes for the recalled products are WTG-001-T and WTG-001-U, the UPC code is 813006019729. The Lot codes are printed on the product label above the UPC code.

The oils, manufactured in Canada, were sold online at www.shop.mercola.com from December 2017, through August 2019, for about $30.

What to do

Consumers should store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Natural Health Partners for a free replacement child resistant cap or a full refund. Natural Health Partners is contacting all known purchasers directly about the recall.

Consumers may contact Natural Health Partners toll-free at (877) 985-2696 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Saturday & Sunday, by email at csmgt@mercola.com or online at https://shop.mercola.com/product/2349/1/organic-wintergreen-essential-oil-1oz-1-bottle for more information.

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