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Kotex tampons recalled

Posted on November 16th, 2011 No Comments

Kotex Natural Balance Security tampons have been recalled due to a bacteria that has contaminated the raw materials used to make the product, according to manufacturer, Kimberly-Clark.

According to a press release from Kimberly-Clark, “The tampons were manufactured with a raw material contaminated with a bacterium, Enterobacter sakazakii, which may cause health risks, including vaginal infections, urinary tract infections (UTIs), pelvic inflammatory disease or infections that can be life-threatening. Women with serious existing illnesses, cancer or immune-compromised conditions, such as HIV, are at increased risk. There is limited evidence of transfer between individuals with this bacterium.

The impacted product includes both 18-count and 36-count packages of the Kotex Natural Balance* Security ® Unscented Tampons Regular Absorbency that were shipped to retail customers between October 29, 2011 and November 2, 2011 in specific Walmart stores in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico and Texas; specific Fry’s stores in Arizona; and specific Smith’s stores in Utah and Arizona.”

If you have used a defective product and have become ill as a result, contact San Antonio personal injury attorneys at Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers today at (210) 999-9999 and let us fight for you.

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