The United States: Shadow Holdings, LLC issues voluntary nationwide recall of X-Jow and Acne Shave products due to possible bacterial contamination (English Only)
 
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces that Shadow Holdings is voluntarily recalling all lots, within expiry, of Herb-X Solutions X-Jow Pain Gel, and United Exchange Acne Shave Moisturizer, Acne Shave Shave Cream with Acne Shield, and Acne Shave Shave Kit to the retail level. The products may be contaminated with bacteria. 

Topical administration of the products could result in potentially serious bacterial infections in immunocompromised individuals. To date, Shadow Holdings has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall. 

Herb-X Solutions X-Jow Pain Gel is used as an external analgesic, which is packaged in 4 oz. and 8 oz. bottles. The United Exchange Acne Shave Moisturizer and Acne Shave Shave Cream with Acne Shield are used as topical acne medications, and are packaged in 3.3 oz. and 5.1 oz. bottles respectively. The United Exchange Acne Shave Shave Kit contains potentially affected units of both the Acne Shave Moisturizer and the Acne Shave Shave Cream with Acne Shield. 

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm609003.htm 

In Hong Kong, the above products are not registered pharmaceutical products. 

Ends/Monday, May 28, 2018 
Issued at HKT 15:00 

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