Recall: Numb 100 Topical Anesthetic Cream
On 2019-02-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Numb 100 Topical Anesthetic Cream due to a potential Poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2017 for about $18.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Clinical Resolution Laboratory numb 100 topical anesthetic cream recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Medication category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act. The pain relieving cream contains lidocaine, posing a risk of poisoning to young children if they put it on their skin or ingest it.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Numb 100 Topical Anesthetic Cream. The recalled cream is in a 1.35 fluid ounce white jar with a rounded cap. Numb 100 Topical Anesthetic Cream and a blue cross are printed on the jar's front panel.
These items were sold new+ at Laser Jet and other health and beauty stores nationwide and online at www.amazon.com and www.laserjetinc.com from May 2017 through November 2018 for about $18.
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 place the recalled topical anesthetic out of reach of children and contact Clinical Resolution Laboratory for a full refund, a free replacement cream, or free replacement child-resistant cap.
Clinical Resolution Laboratory toll-free at 877-566-9687 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday to Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.clinicalresolution.com and click on the Recall Information tab at the top of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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