Recall: Assured Burn Relief Gel
On 2015-12-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Assured Burn Relief Gel due to a potential hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2015.
About 300,000 units are involved in this Greenbrier International relief gel recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Medications (Packaging Only) category in 2015.
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What is the problem?
The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The burn relief gel contains lidocaine, posing a poisoning risk if swallowed.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled burn relief gel is packaged in a blue box with white letters "Burn Relief" and red letters "Burn Relief Gel". The brand name is Assured TM. Inside the box is a blue and white tube labeled "Burn Relief Gel" and measuring approximately 5 inches long by 1 inch wide and weighs about 0.7 ounces (20 grams). The packaging contains the UPC bar code: 6 39277 09311 0.
These items were sold new+ at Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Tree $1 Stop, Deal$, Deals and Dollar Tree Deal$ stores nationwide from March 2015 to October 2015 for $1.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled burn relief gel and take the gel to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Dollar Tree at 800-876-8697 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.dollartree.com, then on the bottom of the page, under "Customer Service," click "Contact Us," then "Company Questions & Answers," and click on "Product Recalls" in the left column.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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