The Kotex tampons recalled due to bacterial contamination

If you use tampons Kotex, you should check the product number on the package. Kimberly-Clark recalls about 1400 packs of tampons because of contamination by bacteria, which can lead to dangerous infections.

Tampons were manufactured from raw material that has been contaminated by bacteria, Enterobacter sakazakii , which can be a thief cause health problems, including vaginal infections, urinary tract infections, inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs or even life-threatening inflammatory processes. Women with concomitant diseases, cancer or debilitating immune conditions, such as HIV, are at increased risk of infection.

While at Kimberly-Clark does not have any data about diseases related to poor-quality products.

Returns are from 18 to 36 boxes of Kotex Natural Balance Security tampons (no odor, medium absorbency) which were sent to sales between October 29 and November 2, 2011, at Walmart in eight States: Arizona, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, new Mexico, Texas and Utah.

Not all stores in the affected States received damaged products, according to the company, and those who received defective goods, were informed of the necessity to remove the product from their shelves.

Any user who used the non-conforming product and experiencing unusual vaginal pain, rash, fever, headache, vomiting, or diarrhea, especially if she is sick or pregnant, should consult your doctor.

Others who found themselves in this product, it is recommended to stop using it and contact the service Department Kimberly-Clark by phone 800-335-6839 for instructions on return of the goods.

All other Kotex tampons, including Natural Balance Security , in addition to the party must return, safe to use.

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