Wholistic Herbs Inc. of Dallas, Texas, announced that it has recalled all quantities of one fluid-ounce Koff & Kold spray with herbal extract and Kold Sore spray with liquid sea mineral distributed from March 2009 through February 2012 because they are not sterile and pose a possible health risk.
Consumers who have purchased the products should discontinue use and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Products intended for use in the eye that are non-sterile have the potential to cause eye infections, which may be sight threatening, according to the company’s press release. Nasal solutions that are not sterile could lead to a respiratory infection.
Koff & Kold and Kold Sore were distributed throughout the Unites States to retail stores in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. The products were also distributed through acupuncture clinics and the firm’s website at www.naturalapothecary.com.
The recall was the result of a routine FDA inspection. These products are not tested properly as to assure their safety, according to the press release. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Wholistic Herbs, Inc. Recalls "Koff & Kold" and "Kold Sore" Because Of Possible Health Risk [FDA-posted company press release]