WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Client Product Security Fee (CPSC) is warning shoppers to right away cease utilizing sure Butterfly Specific important oils. The merchandise comprise the substance methyl salicylate which should be in youngster resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). Butterfly Specific’ packaging of the merchandise which were discovered to comprise methyl salicylate is both not child-resistant or has not been correctly examined to the kid packaging regulation, posing a danger of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by younger youngsters.
Butterfly Specific has manufactured and offered important oils since 2010. The corporate has not agreed to recall the important oils or supply a treatment to shoppers.
CPSC evaluated Wintergreen, Birch, Le Candy Reduction, and Le EZ Traveler important oils and decided every accommodates higher than 5% methyl salicylate, which requires the merchandise to be in particular packaging (generally known as youngster resistant and senior pleasant packaging). For sure sizes (20 mL, 240 mL, and 480 mL) of those merchandise, the packaging isn’t youngster resistant. Different sizes of the merchandise (10 mL and 50 mL) are in packaging for which the agency has failed to offer certification demonstrating the merchandise meet the obligatory particular packaging regulation (16 CFR § 1700.15). CPSC is conscious of, however has not particularly examined the content material of, different Wintergreen and/or Birch important oil blends provided on the market on-line, which are equally packaged and which will additionally comprise higher than 5% methyl salicylate. Moreover, CPSC is conscious of those merchandise being accessible in a “pattern measurement” (6 mL) that additionally will not be youngster resistant.
These important oils are offered by Butterfly Specific at Butterfly Specific and ButterflyExpress.internet, and by Butterfly Specific and different third-party sellers at Amazon.com, Walmart.com, eBay.com, and Healthandmed.com.
CPSC urges shoppers to right away cease use and retailer out of sight of kids the Butterfly Specific Wintergreen, Birch, Le Candy Reduction, and Le EZ Traveler important oils. Customers shouldn’t pour methyl salicylate down the drain. Customers ought to contact their native hazardous waste disposal web site for disposal directions. Report any associated incidents to the company at www.SaferProducts.gov.
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