PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A brand of nasal mist is being voluntarily recalled due to a microbiological contamination, which could be life-threatening in some cases.READ MORE: Arbitrator Orders 17 Laid-Off Point Park University Faculty Members To Be Reinstated
According to the FDA, Product Quest Manufacturing is voluntarily recalling CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist. They say the product was found to be contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
The nasal mist comes in a 0.5 fluid ounce bottle. Nearly 17,000 units were distributed nationwide.
The affected product is labeled with UPC code 50428432365 and lot number 173089J. it also has an expiration date of 09/19.READ MORE: Four People Rescued From Rising Flood Waters In New Castle
“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,” the FDA’s report said.
To date, no injuries or illnesses have been reported.
Product Quest is contacting customers to arrange a return or replacement.MORE NEWS: Five Month Closure Of Fort Duquesne Boulevard Begins This Week
For more information or questions about the recall, call Product Quest at (386)-239-8787.