Wet N Wild Makeup Remover Recalled - High Bacteria Count
Wet n Wild Eye Makeup Remover is being recalled in Canada due to high bacterial counts. The Wet n Wild Eye Makeup Remover was found to have high numbers of bacteria including Enterobacter gergoviae and Listeria monocytogenes. The former can cause eye infections and the Listeria can cause a whole litany of symptoms, some leading to death. A full product description follows.
"This recall involves the wet n wild eye make-up remover. The product is a purple-coloured liquid in a clear 3 fl.oz. (88.7mL) clear bottle. The recalled product has item number 962 and UPC 077802596208 on the back panel." HealthyCanadians
Hazard: Bacteria in the eye makeup remover can cause eye infections and more serious illnesses.
Fix: Throw away the Wet N Wild Makeup Remover that has been identified as having a high bacterial content, or alternatively, return to the store where you bought it.
Number sold in Canada: approx 7 000
Manufactured in China by Markwins International of Shenzhen, China. Imported by Markwins Canada Corp. of Mississauga, Canada
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