The Laundress of Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is expanding its recall of fabric conditioners to about 800,000 bottles sold in the U.S. and Canada.
The fabric conditioners can contain a chemical impurity, ethylene oxide, a carcinogen that can cause adverse health effects if there is significant and direct long-term exposure.
No incidents or illnesses are reported.
This recall involves The Laundress Fabric Conditioner products, a complete list of which is available at https://www.thelaundressrecall.com/_files/ugd/b51df1_730f72b3535e49cdad3ac8f4c2d895c7.pdf.
All recalled products have “The Laundress – New York” printed at the top of the label.
The fabric conditioners, manufactured in the U.S., were sold online at TheLaundress.com, Amazon.com, and additional websites and in stores at The Laundress, Bloomingdale’s, The Container Store, Saks Fifth Avenue, Target, Nordstrom, Jenni Kayne, Kith, Peruvian Connection, N.Peal, Brooklinen, and other major retailers nationwide from 2011, through November 2022, for between $1 and $20.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fabric conditioners and contact The Laundress for instructions to receive a full refund.
Consumers who have previously requested a refund for these products in response to The Laundress’ December 2022 recall and reimbursement program should not submit a new request.
Consumers who purchased the recalled products on or after January 2021 may request a refund using either a photo of the lot code with their initials and the date written in marker or a receipt, or if purchased through www.TheLaundress.com, consumers can submit their e-mail address for a refund.
Consumers who purchased the recalled products before January 2021 should take a photo of the lot code with their initials and the date written in marker and contact The Laundress for a full refund of the purchase price, with receipt, or of the manufacturer’s suggested retail price, without receipt.
After requesting a refund, consumers should dispose of the product by closing the bottle tightly and placing it in household trash. Do not empty the product prior to disposal.
Consumers may contact The Laundress at (800) 681-1915 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, or online at www.TheLaundressRecall.com for more information.