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Pranarom recalls Wintergreen Essential Oils

The packaging is not child resistant

Photo source: CPSC
Pranarom of Minneapolis, Minn., is recalling about 960 bottles of Pranarom Wintergreen Essential Oils.

The product, which contains methyl salicylate, comes in packaging that is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Pranarom wintergreen (Gaultheria fragrantissima) essential oils in .17 fl. oz. (5 mL) amber glass bottles with white caps with the UPC code 8-59493-01067-2 and lot numbers 99WI1233016BNv2 and OF31274v2.

The white label on the bottle displays the Pranarom logo, product name and the volume amount of the bottle.

The UPC is located on the back of the label. The lot number is printed next to the UPC on the bottle and on the bottom of the product packaging.

The oils, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at small, independent grocery stores and food cooperatives nationwide, and online at from June 2018, through April 2020, for about $7.

What to do

Consumers should immediately dispose of the product and contact Pranarom for a free replacement product.

Consumers may contact Pranarom at (800) 596-9658 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Wintergreen Essential Oil Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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