Odor-Eaters Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall Due To Benzene Contamination

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Odor-Eaters® Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Specific Lots of Odor-Eaters® Spray Powder Spray Due to Benzene Contamination

Odor-Eaters, distributed by Blistex Corp., is voluntarily recalling specific lots of Odor-Eaters spray products manufactured between the dates of March 1, 2020 and August 22, 2021, to the consumer level. Internal testing identified low levels of benzene contamination in specific lots of these aerosol products.

Three lots Odor-Eaters Spray Powder are impacted by this voluntary recall, specifically:

UPC

Product Description

Lot

Expiration Date

041388004310

ODOR-EATERS SPRAY POWDER (113 g)

LOTD20C04

EXP 03/2022

041388004310

ODOR-EATERS SPRAY POWDER (113 g)

LOTD20K13

EXP 10/2022

041388004310

ODOR-EATERS SPRAY POWDER (113 g)

LOTD21H03

EXP 08/2023

For product images, lot information, and refund requests, please visit www.odoreatersrecall2021.com.

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen, a substance that could potentially cause cancer depending on the level and extent of exposure. Humans around the world have daily, regular exposures to benzene from multiple sources, both indoors and outdoors.  Benzene is ubiquitous in the environment. Exposure to benzene can occur through inhalation, orally, and through the skin.

The voluntarily recalled Odor-Eaters spray products are packaged in aerosol cans. The products were distributed nationally in Canada through various retailers. Consumers should stop using these specific Odor-Eaters spray products and dispose of them appropriately.  Please see the image below for guidance on where to find the lot code details on the can.

Beginning on November 18, 2021 at 8 am (EST), consumers may access www.odoreatersrecall2021.com to request a product refund and for additional information.  Consumers may also contact 1-855-544-4821 with questions Monday to Friday from 8:00am-5pm (EST). Odor-Eaters is also notifying its retailers by letter and is arranging for returns of all voluntarily recalled lots of spray products. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these spray products.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of these lots of products may be reported to Health Canada’s MedEffect Adverse Reaction Reporting program either online, regular mail or fax.

Canada Vigilance Program,
Marketed Health Products Directorate
Health Canada
Address locator 1908C
Ottawa ON K1A 0K9

Or submit by fax to 1-866-678-6789.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of Health Canada.

Odor-Eaters® Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Specific Lots of Odor-Eaters® Spray Powder Spray Due to Benzene Contamination

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