Kimberly-Clark issued a nation-wide recall on their Kotex tampon products. Many Canadians are understandably worried. Retailers across the U.S. and Canada are recalling some of their Kotex tampons after citing numerous complaints that the product unraveled inside the body, prompting some customers to seek medical attention to remove the tampon pieces.
The recall includes U by Kotex Sleek Tampons manufactured between October 7th, 2016 and October 16th, 2018 and distributed between October 17th, 2016 and October 23rd, 2018. Customers can identify the recalled product by looking at the specific lot numbers found on the bottom side of the package. To see a full list of the recalled “lot numbers” you can find them here: https://www.ubykotex.com/en-us/recallfaq
Customers who purchased recalled Kotex tampons should stop using the products immediately and contact Kimberly-Clark’s consumer service between at 1-888-255-3499.
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