Kotex Tampons Recalled Due to Defective Product

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Kotex Recall 2018

Kimberly-Clark is voluntarily recalling U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency, sold in the US & Canada for a quality-related defect that coupon impact performance.

Details of the Kotex Recall

U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency manufactured between 10/7/16 – 10/16/18 are the only affected items.

Kimberly-Clark has received reports from consumers of unraveling and coming apart upon removal and some users had to seek medical attention because of pieces left in the body. There has been an umber of infections, irritations and injury reported.

Consumers can identify this item by looking at the lot numbers found on the bottom of the package. Here are the lot numbers included:

What to Do

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 ashes, abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting following use of the impacted product should seek immediate medical attention.

You can view the full press release from Kimberly Clark here

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