Wellspring recalls Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream Due to Packaging Not Being Child-Resistant

Wellspring, of Monsey, N.Y., recalled about 15,000 containers of Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream due to potential safety risk.

The packaging of the product, which contains lidocaine, a local anesthetic, is not child-resistant as required by law, posing a risk of poisoning to young children if they put it on their skin or ingest it.

This recall involves Welmate Lidocaine Numbing Cream in a 113-g (4-oz.) white jar with a blue, orange and green label and a white cap.

The numbing cream was manufactured in India and was sold online. 

The company urges consumers to immediately stop using the recalled cream, store it in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Wellspring for instructions on how to dispose of the product to receive a full refund.

There have been no reported incidents to date.

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