Recall: Releveum Skin Repair Cream
On 2018-09-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Releveum Skin Repair Cream due to a potential Poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2016 for about $27 to $50.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Desert Harvest cream recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Cleansing Items category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The bottles are not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, posing a poisoning risk if the contents are swallowed by young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled Desert Harvest Releveum Skin Repair Cream is in a transparent green bottle with a white pump dispenser cap and a tan/white gradient label with "Desert Harvest Releveum" printed on the front. The product is an over the counter skin cream with lidocaine (4%) as the active ingredient. The cream is sold in a 4 ounce or an 8 ounce bottle with the date code "D02N5" printed above the barcode on the bottle.
These items were sold new+ at Apotheco Pharmacy, Memorial Medical Center, Oschner Baptist Medical Center, Oschner Wellness, The Herb Bar, Current Medical Technologies, Be Well Pharmacy, Women's Physical Therapy, other pharmacies nationwide, and online at Amazon.com and DesertHarvest.com from January 2016 through July 2018 for about $27 for the 4 ounce bottle and about $50 for the 8 ounce bottle.
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 pain relieving cream out of the reach of children and contact Desert Harvest for a free replacement child resistant cap for the bottle.
Desert Harvest at 800-222-3901 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or online at www.desertharvest.com and click on "Customer Service" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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