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Nutraceutical recalls Simplers Botanicals Wintergreen Essential Oil

The packaging is not child resistant as required by law

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Nutraceutical Corporation of Park City, Utah, is recalling about 14,000 bottles of Simplers Botanicals Organic Wintergreen (Gaultheria Fragrantissiam) Essential Oil.

The packaging of the product, which contains methyl salicylate, is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Simplers Botanicals Organic Wintergreen (Gaultheria Fragrantissiam) Essential Oil in 5 mL amber bottles with white continuous thread closure.

The blue and white label on the front of the bottle displays the Simplers Botanicals logo, product name and volume. A bar code on the back of the bottle includes the UPC code 617626625472.

Products manufactured after January 2019, have a white push and turn closure that is child-resistant.

The oils, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Earth Fare, Vitamin Shoppe and Mom’s Organic Market nationwide, Whole Foods (Southern and Northern California, New England, Midwest, Pacific Northwest, South, Rocky Mountain region), and other stores, online at Gary’s World of Wellness and Lucky Vitamins (Pennsylvania) from August 2013, through February 2019, for about $9.

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children. Contact Nutraceutical Corporation for instructions on how to dispose of the product and receive a full refund.

Consumers may contact Nutraceutical Corporation at (800) 669-8877 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MT) Monday through Friday, by email at cs@nutracorp.com, or online at www.nutraceutical.com and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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