Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer lotion in the 3-ounce and 10-ounce sizes is subject to a voluntary recall because it may contain Pluralibacter gergoviae.

The bacterium doesn’t pose a risk for healthy people, but those with certain health problems could be susceptible to infections.

Kao USA, Jergen’s manufacturer, is asking customers to stop using the lotion as a precautionary measure.

The affected lots of the Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer lotion have been narrowed down to those bottles manufactured between October 1-18, 2021.

Affected lot codes for the 3-ounce size can be found on the back of the bottle printed in black ink, beginning with the prefix “ZU.” They include:

  • ZU712851ZU712871
  • ZU712911ZU722881
  • ZU712861ZU712881
  • ZU722851

Affected lot codes for the 10-ounce size include:

  • ZU722741ZU722781
  • ZU732791ZU732811
  • ZU722771ZU732781
  • ZU732801ZU732821

If you have a bottle of lotion from a recalled lot, call the Kao USA Inc. Consumer Care Center (1-800-742-8798) for a free product coupon or email them at [email protected]

A paid postage label and plastic bag will be mailed to you to return the product.

Any adverse reactions from the use of the product can be reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s MedWatch Program.

If you use this product, please verify your lot codes and take the proper precautions for the safety of you and your family.

Source: Cincinnati Inquirer