A major brand of nappy cream sold at Woolworths, Coles and Chemist Warehouse has been urgently recalled from stores nationally.
Curash Nappy Cream has been pulled from major supermarkets and pharmacies across the country amid fears of an adverse reaction.
Consumers have been urged to check their home for the recalled cream, which has the batch numbers 1116727 and 1118263.
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It was available for sale in hundreds of stores across Australia from June 23, 2022, to February 2, 2033.
“Church & Dwight has become aware of potential adverse reaction associated with use of product from two batches of Curash Nappy Rash Cream (batch numbers 1116727 AND 1118263),” the company said in a statement.
“As a precaution, we are undertaking a recall of the two batches.”
Why it has been recalled
The company said there had been reports of people experiencing issues with the recalled cream.
“Some individuals have reported a potential adverse reaction following application of the two batches,” it said.
“In some individuals increased skin sensitivity, redness and/or rash have been reported following application of product from the two batches.
“Symptoms subsided after affected skin was washed with water.”
What to do
7NEWS.com.au understands that two batches being recalled may have been available for purchase in major supermarket retailers and pharmacies nationally.
Customers have been urged to take the following steps if they have a recalled product.
1. Consumers should immediately stop using products from the two batches (1116727 and 1118263).
2. Please return the product to the store where you purchased the product to receive a refund.
Alternatively, customers can return the product to this address: Reply Paid 87447, Church & Dwight (Australia) Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 83, Frenchs Forest NSW 1640. If posting, please send the product, your name and contact details in an envelope without stamps. A retailer gift card will then be sent to you as a refund when the product is received.
For more information on this recall, please contact Church & Dwight on 1800 222 099 from Monday-Friday 8.30am to 5pm AEST. You can also visit the Curash contact page.
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