Aura Cacia recalls bath products over health hazard fears

Elevated levels of micro-organisms detected in three products by the FDA

Frontier Co-op has voluntarily recalled three of its Aura Cacia bath products after potentially unsafe levels of micro-organisms were detected.

The US member-owned retailer operates four websites selling corresponding brands, including auracacia.com.

The products recalled include: Lavender Milk and Oat Bath in a 1.75 ounce packet, Lavender Milk and Oat Bath in a 9.75 ounce jar and Lavender Milk and Oat Bath Canada in a 1.75 ounce packet.

As well as retailing online, the products were sold in stores across all 50 US states and in some parts of Canada including to distributors and retailers.

The FDA tested the products and found an elevated microorganism count. In an announcement, the FDA noted: “While cosmetic products are not required to be sterile, an elevated microorganism count indicates that the product could pose a hazard to health. To date, no illnesses have been associated with these products.”

Frontier Co-op did not respond to Cosmetics Business’ enquiry by the time this article was published.

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