Lawd, it’s bad enough we have to deal with Aunt Flow, now Kotex tampons are being recalled for reportedly unraveling in your body!
The product is being snatched off of the shelves in retails stores across the United States and Canada after receiving complaints about the product unraveling during use.
Some women had to seek medical attention to have the defective tampons removed. Others have reported infections, vaginal irritation, localized vaginal injury and other symptoms.
Via the Kimberly-Clark press release:
Any consumer with the impacted U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency, in their possession should stop using the product immediately and promptly contact Kimberly-Clark’s Consumer Service team at 1-888-255-3499 between 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday, for information regarding this recall. Consumers who experience vaginal injury (pain, bleeding, or discomfort), vaginal irritation (itching or swelling), urogenital infections (bladder and/or vaginal bacterial and/or yeast infections), or other symptoms such as hot flashes, abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting following use of the impacted product should seek immediate medical attention.
U.S. health care professionals and consumers may report adverse reactions or quality problems they may experience using these devices to MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program either online, by regular mail or by facsimile to 1-800-FDA-0178.
Canadian health care professionals and consumers may report device-related incidents directly to Health Canada by completing a Health Product Complaint Form online.
LORDT! Ladies, be careful! Protect the vajayjay at all costs!