Philadelphia Personal Injury Attorneys at Messa & Associates recently discovered via the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that Nutek Disposables, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of baby wipes distributed prior to October 21, 2014 at large retailers including Sam’s Club, Walgreens, Family Dollar, and more across the nation.
Nutek received several complaints of odor and discoloration of their disposable baby wipes which prompted testing. Test results revealed the presence of Burkholderia cepacia, a bacteria commonly referred to as B. cepacia. While the bacteria poses little threat to healthy children and adults, B. cepacia can be very dangerous to those with compromised immune systems or chronic lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis. Symptoms possibly attributed to B. cepacia exposure include rash/irritation, infection, fever, gastro-intestinal issues, and respiratory issues. If you believe that you have used these disposable wipes, the Philadelphia Personal Injury Attorneys of Messa & Associates recommend seeking medical advice immediately to avoid potentially dangerous injuries to children and adults.
Nutek Disposables Inc. has halted delivery of all disposable baby wipes until the issue is resolved. Research is still being conducted because they have not identified the cause of the problem. If you believe that you have purchased this product you can return it to the retailer where purchased for a full refund. Nutek Disposables, Inc. is also fielding consumer questions from 10am-4pm EDT at 1-855-646-4351.
The Philadelphia personal injury attorneys at Messa & Associates are experienced at handling personal injury cases involving serious injuries resulting from defective products. Our extremely skilled team of personal injury attorneys and medical experts is dedicated to ensuring you receive proper compensation for your personal injuries. If you have been injured by a defective product, or have endured any other type of personal injury, contact the personal injury attorneys at Messa & Associates for a free consultation. Call toll free at 1-877-MessaLaw, or submit a free online inquiry.