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Simply Earth recalls Wintergreen Essential Oil

The product's packaging is not child resistant

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Simply Earth of Waldo, Wis., is recalling about 2,935 containers of Simply Earth Wintergreen Essential Oil.

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

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Simply Earth Wintergreen Essential Oil in 15 mL amber glass bottles with black caps.

“Simply Earth” and “Wintergreen” are printed on the green and white label on each bottle. The Simply Earth logo and volume amount of the bottle are printed on the label.

The UPC 816337020464 is printed on the bottom of the outer package.

The oils, manufactured in the U.S., were sold online at and the Simply Earth store in Glendale, Wis., from September 2016, through September 2019, for about $12.

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Simply Earth for a free child-resistant replacement cap. The firm is directly notifying all known purchasers about the recall.

Consumers may contact Simply Earth toll-free at (866) 330-8165 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at put “Recall Alert” in the subject line of the e-mail, and in the body provide your name and address, or online at and for more information.

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