dōTERRA International of Pleasant Grove, Utah recalled 1.3 million bottles of Deep Blue, PastTense and Deep Blue Touch Essential Oils.
The recalled product’s packaging is not child resistant even though it contains methyl salicylate, an organic compound that is naturally produced by many species of plants, such as wintergreens.
This poses a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by toddlers. Common signs and symptoms of methyl salicylate toxicity include fatigue, nausea, hallucinations, dizziness, difficulty breathing, convulsions, and vomiting.
The oils were manufactured in the United States and were sold online.
In response to this, dōTERRA notified purchasers about the recall. The company urges consumers to immediately store the product in a safe location that is out of reach of children.
The company urges customers to also contact them for a free child-resistant replacement camp.
There have been no reported incidents to date.
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