Nature Relief Instant Wart and Mole Remover - Recall Due to Risk of Serious Skin Burns
June 29, 2011
Nature Relief Instant Wart and Mole Remover has been voluntarily recalled from the market. The active ingredient of the product is calcium oxide, which can cause severe burns to the skin, especially sensitive or thin skin areas of the face, around the eyes, and genitals. Product use resulted in one report of a serious skin burn that required medical care. The product is packaged as a kit and contains repair cream, antiseptic rinse, antibiotic ointment, and vanity supplies.
Discontinue product use immediately. Place the entire kit in a plastic bag and discard it safely in the trash. Contact a healthcare provider if adverse effects occur. Have moles evaluated by a physician to ensure they are not cancerous. Contact Nature Relief customer care at 1-888-646-6399 or email@example.com with questions. Healthcare providers are encouraged to report adverse events to the FDA MedWatch program.
Additional information is available at the following links:
- MedWatch alert:
- Press Release:
June 29, 2011; University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2011, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.