translated from Spanish: Cottonelle wipes are removed from Costco in the United States

Kimberly-Clark decided to remove some of his Cottonelle disposable wipes from the market in the United States and Canada due to possible bacterial contamination, which has caused «as minor irritation and infection,» the manufacturer announced. The personal care products company clarified that the recall of Cottonelle disposable wipes and Cottonelle GentlePlus disposable wipes are only those manufactured between February 7, 2020 and September 14, 2020.
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Cottonelle disposable wipes can contain pluralibacter gergovaie bacteria, a common domestic microorganism that can cause infections, especially in people with weakened immune systems.

It should be noted that the affected lots include the package of 10 disposable wipes sold in Costco stores in Canada, as published by CTVNEWS.» People who have a weakened immune system, have severe pre-existing conditions, have been surgically treated, or belong to another sensitive group of people have a particular risk of infection,» reads in the company’s statement on Friday.
At this time, there is a low rate of non-serious complaints, such as irritation and minor infection, reported for affected wipes

For its part, the Costco store gave a notice inviting wipe users to discontinue use immediately, and that they may return them to a Costco warehouse for a full refund on their next visit.» If you think you have one of the 10 Cottonelle disposable wipe packs (Costco item 2095369) in your possession, stop using the product immediately. You can return the 10 Cottonelle disposable wipe package to a Costco warehouse for a full refund on your next visit.»

Original source in Spanish

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