Microbial Contamination In Children’S Sunscreen

Do you have any tubes of Badger Sunscreen Lotion for Kids and Baby around your house? If you do, you’ll want to check to see if yours is part of this recall.

Recalled Badger sunscreen

W.S. Badger Company is voluntarily recalling around 30,000 tubes of its popular sunscreen -- all lots of its 4-ounce SPF 30 Baby Sunscreen Lotion and one lot of its 4-ounce SPF 30 Kids Sunscreen Lotion.

Product Description: This recall focuses on all lots of Badger’s 4-ounce SPF 30 Baby Sunscreen Lotion and one lot of Badger’s 4-ounce SPF 30 Kids Sunscreen lotion.

The affected lot numbers are:

  • SPF 30 Baby Sunscreen Lotion 4oz (UPC: 634084490091&634084490114) Lot #’s 3024A, 3057B, 3063A, 3063B, 3132A, 3133A
  • SPF 30 Kids Sunscreen Lotion (UPC: 634084490145 & 634084490169) Lot # 3164A

Where/when it was sold: They were sold at a wide variety of online and retail stores throughout the U.S. and in Canada.

Reason for recall: The products were tested and found to be contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida parapsilosis and Acremonium fungi. There have been no adverse events reported.

What you need to do: Stop using these recalled sunscreens and return them where they were purchased for a full refund.

Company information: You can contact Badger directly at 1-800-603-6100 or email recalls@badgerbalm.com between the hours of 8:30-4:30 ET, Monday - Friday.

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Image credit: USFDA


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