Clorox recalls some Pine-Sol cleaning products in Canada and the U.S. due to possible bacteria
California-based Clorox said on Tuesday it was recalling certain Pine-Sol scented multi-surface cleaners and multi-purpose cleaners because they may contain bacteria that can cause serious illness in people who are sick. people with compromised immune systems.
The recall does not include its iconic original fragrance Pine-Sol, which is the only product registered as a disinfectant.
The company confirmed in an email to CBC News Tuesday night that the recall also applies to Canada, and includes Pine-Sol Scented Multi-Surface Cleaner in Lavender Clean, Lemon Fresh, and Lavender scents. Mandarin Sunrise.
The original Pine-Sol fragrance and Pine-Sol multi-surface cleaner in Spring Blossom and Rainforest Dew, sold in Canada, are not included in this recall and are safe to use, the notice said. use”.
Consumers can find a full list of affected products and date codes on the company’s websiteand a hotline (1-855-378-4982) will be available from Wednesday for Canadian consumers who have purchased the recalled products to request a refund.
The company said the recalled products “may contain bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an environmental organism found widely in soil and water.”
“Bacteria can enter the body if inhaled, through the eyes or through a break in the skin. People with healthy immune systems are generally not affected by the bacteria.”
Affected products are sold from January 2021 to September 2022.