Risk of Harmful Bacteria Exposure Prompts Recall of Dr. Brown’s Natural Bottle & Dish Soap

Exposure to bacteria poses a risk of respiratory and other infections in immunocompromised individuals

Risk of Harmful Bacteria Exposure Prompts Recall of Dr. Brown’s Natural Bottle & Dish Soap
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September 5, 2017

The Handi-Craft Company has issued a recall for roughly 23,000 bottles of Natural bottle and dish soap.

The bottle and dish soap can contain harmful bacteria. Exposure to bacteria poses a risk of respiratory and other infections in immunocompromised individuals.

Recall Details

This recall involves Dr. Brown's Natural Bottle & Dish Soap sold separately and with Dr. Brown's bottle brush as a bottle cleaning kit. The soap bottles were sold in two sizes: a clear plastic 16-ounce bottle with a pump and a 4-ounce clear squeeze bottle. A label affixed to the front of the bottles reads Dr. Brown's natural bottle & dish soap and 100% plant-based ingredients.

The recalled dish soap was sold at 4 Our Little Ones, Babies R' Us, Bebeang, Buy Buy Baby, Drugland Pharmacy, Family First Pharmacy, Global Nutrition Trading, Macro and Turquoise stores nationwide and online through Amazon from September 2016 to June 2017 for between $3 and $7.

To date, no incidents or injuries related to this recall have been reported.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bottle and dish soap and contact the Handi-Craft Company for instructions on receiving a replacement bottle of reformulated dish soap—or comparable merchandise of equal or lesser value. Bottles and dishes cleaned with the recalled soap should be boiled or sanitized.

For further information on this recall, contact Handi-Craft toll-free at (877) 962-2525.