Well being Alerts: Important oils, bunk mattress, toddler tub seats and extra recalled


Pet medicine not intended for humans

You may have heard claims on social media or the news that ivermectin, a medicine used for dogs, cats, horses, and cows, can treat or cure COVID-19.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns people not to take drugs to treat or prevent COVID-19 unless prescribed by their doctor. Humans should never take ivermectin, which is intended for animals. Several people have tried taking ivermectin for horses and have been hospitalized.

Ivermectin, which is labeled for animals, contains ingredients that are not safe for humans, according to the FDA. It could also contain more ivermectin than people should be taking. Too much ivermectin can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, low blood pressure, allergic reactions, dizziness, imbalance, seizures, coma, and death.

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise stated. Due to the pandemic, some of the funds may not be available. Contact the recalling company for details. Submit damage reports to CPSC’s online searchable product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable database of food and medical product recalls can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.

Bottles of essential oils

Units:Over 1.3 million

Danger: The products contain methyl salicylate, but are not in legally required child-resistant packaging. Children are at risk of poisoning if they get the oil on their skin or if they swallow it.

Description: Three types of DōTERRA essential oils sold in 10ml glass bottles are being recalled: Deep Blue (SKU: 60200144; Lots: 183055, 183232, 190882, 191362, 191484, 192563, 192694, 200853, 202203, 202412, 201622 , 202262), past tense (item number: 31350001; lots: 182621, 190072, 190452, 190512, 190573, 190642, 190662, 190702, 190801, 190921, 191232, 191404, 193451, 200242, 200422, 200932, 201292, 201351, 201392 , 201401, 201471) 201481, 201493, 201541, 201551, 201571, 201603, 201673, 201744, 201754, 201822, 201971, 202043) and deep blue touch (SKU: 60200145; lots: 183094, 190802, 192314, 192666, 193222, 201141 , 201923).

Sold: Online at doTERRA.com from September 2018 to September 2020 for $ 26 to $ 79.

Remedy: Keep products out of the reach of children and contact dōTERRA for a free replacement product of similar value.

Contact: Call 800-411-8151, email cpscrecall@doterranotices.com, or visit www.doterranotices.com.

Platform bed frame

Units: Over 82,000

Danger: The bed frame can collapse and cause serious injury or death.

Description: Recall HR Platform bed frames sold under the Bed Tech brand with model numbers HR33, HR33XL, HR46, HR50, HR60, HR66. The sizes include Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, and California King. The steel frames are black and have blue plastic clips. Each product has a 14-digit serial number that begins with the personnel and model number printed on an outside leg.

Sold at: American Furniture Warehouse, Mattress Firm, and furniture and mattress stores nationwide from April 2020 to January 2021 for about $ 200.

Remedy: Stop using the recalled HR platform frames and contact Global Home Imports for a repair kit that includes metal brackets to reinforce the frame.

Contact: Call 888-550-4371, email Recall@bedtech.com, or visit www.bedtech.com/hr-platform-recall.

Child seats

Units:Over 5,000

Danger: The bath seats can tip over and babies can drown.

Description: The Battop foldable baby bath seats (model BB2206) are white with blue, green or gray restraint bars and four white suction cups on the underside.

Sold at: Amazon.com July through October for about $ 40.

Remedy: Stop using the baby bath seats and contact the company for a refund.

Contact: Email service@battop.net.

Plush toys

Units: Over 3,000

Danger: A metal wire in the shepherd’s staff can stick out and cut children.

Description: Shepherd Boy are cuddly toys that hold a shepherd’s staff. The staff is wrapped in cloth.

Sold at: TheShepherdsTreasure.com and Amazon.com from November 2020 through January 2021 for about $ 16.

Remedy: Throw away the toy cable staff and contact the company for a gift certificate refund. The plush toy can be used without personnel.

Contact: Call 844-310-2229, email Recall@theshepherdstreasure.com, or visit https://www.theshepherdstreasure.com/pages/recall-notice.

Prescription bottles

Units: Over 14,000

Danger: The bottles can leak. Children are at risk of exposure to the drug through the skin or eyes.

Description: We remember bottles of Evrysdi, a prescription drug that treats spinal muscular atrophy in adults and children. The amber bottles are marked with Evrysdi (Risdiplam) for oral solution, 100 ml dosage and NDC 20242-175-07.

Sold at: Specialty pharmacies nationwide since August 2020.

Remedy: Keep all medication out of the reach of children. Check the bottle for leaks and contact Genentech if replacement is required. Continue to use the drug as directed. If it comes in contact with your skin, the company recommends washing the area with soap and water. If Evrysdi gets in eyes, wash off with water.

Contact: Call 800-334-0290

Bunk bed

Units: About 195

Danger: The screws that secure the bed’s mattress base to the guardrails may be loose and the mattress base may fall, creating a risk of falling for children in the bunk bed.

Description: The recalled Casa Kids Cabina Bunk Beds were manufactured in February 2018, June 2018, May 2019 and December 2019. A label on the lower part of the headboard of the lower bunk contains the date of manufacture in a MONTH YEAR format, e.g. B. MAY 2019. The bunk beds are made from Baltic birch plywood in a combination of natural finish and white painted surfaces.

Sold at: www.casakids.com from April 2018 to November 2020 for approximately USD 1,500.

Remedy: Stop using the beds until the foundation of the bed has been checked to make sure the guardrails are tight. Casa Kids will contact buyers with bed inspection and repair instructions and send new screws to consumers advising them that the guardrails are not tight.

Contact: Call 718-694-0272, email casa@casakids.com, or visit www.casakids.com/pages/productrecall.

Copyright © 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics