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Naturo Sciences recalls Eiji Essentials Wintergreen Oil

The packaging fails to meet the child resistant packaging requirement

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Naturo Sciences of Wilmington, Del., is recalling about 1,200 bottles of Eiji Essentials Wintergreen Essential Oil.

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

No incidents or illnesses are reported.

This recall involves Wintergreen Essential Oil in a 5-mL amber glass bottle with a black cap and red and black label.

“Eiji,” “Wintergreen”, “100% Pure Essential Oil,” and the volume amount of the bottle are printed on the label. The Eiji logo is printed in blue and product name in white.

The lot number 6321C is printed on the bottom of the bottle.

The oils, manufactured in the U.S., were sold online at Amazon.com, Walmart.com and Groupon.com from December 2017, through April 2020, for about $7.

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Naturo Sciences for a refund. The firm is directly notifying all known purchasers about the recall.

Consumers may contact Naturo Sciences toll-free at (800) 656-0273 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, by email at support@naturosciences.com and put “Refund” in the subject line of the e-mail and in the body provide your name, address, and photo of the product, or online at www.naturosciences.com and click on “Naturo Sciences Eiji Wintergreen Oil Recall Alert” at the top of the page for more information.

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