Product Quest is voluntarily recalling CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist.
The product was found to have had microbiological contamination identified as Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Repetitive use of a nasal spray containing a gram-negative pathogen can potentially lead to colonization and subsequent infection which can be life threatening in certain patient populations, such as those with cystic fibrosis or immuno-compromised. To the best of Product Quest’s knowledge, the company has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
The product is used as a nasal decongestant and is packaged in a 0.5 fluid ounce bottle that is placed in an individual folding carton. 16,896 units were released with UPC code 50428432365.
The affected CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist lot is Lot # 173089J, EXP 09/19.
The product was distributed nationwide to retail outlets. See complete recall information here.