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Recall - Sproam No-Rinse Body Wash Products

Web posted on May 02, 2017

This voluntary recall involves Sproam No-Rinse Body Wash, Shampoo & Incontinent Cleanser, sold in 175 mL bottles.

The recalled product has model/catalogue number 0897, product number 6089711404, and is limited to lot # 5394728.

The affected product is used for institutional use, such as acute care, home care and long term care by caregivers. Some end-users may be chronically ill persons.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product.

The recalled cosmetic contains the bacteria Achromobacter aegrifacienes/insuavis.

This bacteria can pose a risk to people who have certain health problems, such as cystic fibrosis, haematological and solid organ malignancies, renal failure and compromised immune systems. Possible adverse effects can include pneumonia, bacteremia, urinary tract infections, and skin/soft tissue infections. As of April 25, 2017, the company has received no reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada from the use of this product.

The affected products were sold between December 2016 and January 2017. Approximately 18,564 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

The affected product was manufactured in North Mankato, Minnesota USA. by Coloplast A/S, Holtedam 1, Humlebaek, 3050, Denmark and imported through Coloplast Canada Corp., Concord, Ontario, Canada

For more information, consumers may contact the company at 1-888-880-8605 between (7:00am to 5:00pm CST), Monday through Friday, to make arrangements for product returns or if they have any additional questions.


For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at hc-sc.gc.ca.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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