SnoreStop NasoSpray has been voluntarily recalled due possible microbial contamination, announced Green Pharmaceuticals Inc. The Food And Drug Administration (FDA), after product testing, found microbial contamination identifed as Providencia rettgeri.
This microorganism is rarely associated with human illness. In non-immunocompromised patients, the use of the recalled product may result in infectious complications that are expected to be less severe and more readily responsive to treatment, the FDA states. However, in immunocompromised patients, the use of the recalled product could potentially result in severe or life-threatening adverse events such as bacteremia/sepsis, pneumonia, invasive fungal rhinosinusitis, or disseminated fungal infection.
The product was distributed nationwide in health food stores and online. The affected SnoreStop NasoSpray lots are numbered 2372 or 2373 (printed on a sticker placed on the bottom of the bottle); plus 21222 (printer on a sticker placed on the outer packaging).
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Green Pharmaceuticals Inc by phone at 805-388-0600 or e-mail mail @ snorestop . com Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM Pacific Standard Time.
Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy has been recalled due to potential microbial contamination, announced Buzzagogo Inc. FDA testing found some product to contain elevated levels of yeast & mold and may contain the bacteria Bacillus cereus. The product is used to lessen seasonal allergy symptoms and is packaged in individual tubes for topical nasal application.
The product can be identified by locating the lot number and expiration date on the bottom of the product carton. The recalled product is lot #2006491 with an expiration date 8/2024 and UPC code 860002022116. It was distributed Nationwide to wholesale distributors, retail stores and online on Amazon.com and the company website.
According to the FDA, in immunocompromised patients, the use of the affected product could potentially result in severe or life-threatening adverse events such as bacteremia/sepsis, pneumonia, invasive fungal rhinosinusitis, or disseminated fungal infection. To date, Buzzagogo, Inc. has not received any complaints related to microbial concerns or reports of adverse events related to this recalled lot.
In non-immunocompromised patients, the population most likely to use the product, the use of the defective product may result in infectious complications, for instance bacteremia or noninvasive fungal rhinosinusitis, but in this population the infections are expected to be less severe and more readily responsive to treatment.
Customers who have purchased the item should stop using and discard the product. Additional information and refunds can be obtained by emailing recall @ buzzagogo . com. Buzzagogo, Inc. can also be conteacted by phone at (800) 963-2861 Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm EDT.
To date, the companies involved have not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these products.