The Honest Company, the household products brand co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, has issued a voluntary recall for all bottles of its organic baby powder sold in the United States over concerns of eye and skin infections.
In a video released on the company’s blog, co-founder Christopher Gavigan said the decision was reached after recent tests detected possible contaminations from microorganisms, including some species associated with skin infections or eye infections.
“With the full knowledge and under the guidance of the FDA, we’ve decided to voluntarily recall this product out of an abundance of caution,” he said.
The product is sold in 4 oz. containers with the UPC #817810014529. It has been available in stores and online since April 14. No other product from the company is affected by the recall.
Customers may return the baby powder for a full refund. Shoppers with questions may call 1-888-688-8653 Monday through Friday from 5am to 5pm PST, or email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line "Baby Powder."
“On behalf of my cofounders, and everyone here at Honest, I sincerely apologize for this inconvenience,” Gavigan said. “This decision, like all of our decisions, was guided by our ongoing commitment to the health, wellbeing and satisfaction of our customers.”