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Pine-Sol cleaning products recalled

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The Prices and Consumer Affairs Division has announced a recall of Pine-Sol Multi-Surface Cleaners due to bacterial contamination.

In a statement, the division detailed the possibility of the product containing Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an environmental organism widely found in soil and water.

According to the manufacturer, the bacteria can enter the body if inhaled, through the eyes, or a break in the skin.

People with healthy immune systems are usually not affected.

The products identified in the recall are Pine-Sol Scented Multi-Surface Cleaners in Lavender Clean, Sparkling Wave, and Lemon Fresh scents, CloroxPro Pine-Sol All Purpose Cleaners, in Lavender Clean, Sparkling Wave, Lemon Fresh, and Orange Energy scents, and Clorox Professional Pine-Sol Lemon Fresh Cleaners, with date codes beginning with the prefix “A4” and followed by a five-digit number less than 22249.

The products are sold in bottles of 28, 48, 60, 100, 144, and 175 fluid ounces. Original Pine-Sol® (Pine scent) is not included in this recall.

To date, testing has identified bacteria in some of these recalled products including those produced between January 2021 and September 2022.

The Prices and Consumer Affairs Division is advising consumers who may have purchased the products to discontinue use and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

The public may also contact the Prices and Consumer Affairs Division at 462-4347 or consumeraffairs@ab.gov.ag for additional information or assistance.

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