The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Units: About 35,000
Manufacturer: Procter & Gamble Co., of Cincinnati
Hazard: Some bottles of mouthwash have malfunctioning child-resistant caps and contain ethyl alcohol, which can cause serious injury or death if ingested by children.
Description: Scope Original Mint Mouthwash in 1 liter bottles that have the number “4” on the bottom are recalled. If the cap can be twisted off without squeezing the tabs, the package is not child-resistant.
Sold at: Drugstores, grocery stores and other retailers between January and June 2010 for about $4.
Remedy: Keep mouthwash out of reach of children and contact Procter & Gamble for a refund or a replacement coupon.
Contact: Call 877-340-8825 or visit www.scopemouthwash.com.