Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

This recall for Clearasil Ultra Overnight Wash and Clearasil Ultra Acne Clearing Gel Wash was issued at a warehouse/retail level only. The FDA and the manufacturer have determined that any recalled product that may have been purchased by patients does not pose a significant health risk. If you use Clearasil Ultra Overnight Wash and Clearasil Ultra Acne Clearing Gel Wash and are concerned, you should follow up with your pharmacist.

Select Lots of Clearasil Ultra Recalled Because Lot Code Can Be Removed

Reckitt Benckiser is recalling several lots of Clearasil Ultra Overnight Wash and Clearasil Ultra Acne Clearing Gel Wash. The following lot numbers are being recalled because products in these lots have the potential for losing lot code information when unwrapped: 1) Clearasil Ultra Overnight Wash, 6.78 fl. oz (200 mL)

Lot numbers: 01 C9296, 02 C9296, 02 C9297, 07 C9303, 02 C9299, 03 C9299, 04 C9301, 05 C9301, 05 C9302, and 06 C9302;

2) Clearasil Ultra Acne Clearing Gel Wash, 6.78 fl. oz. (200mL)

Lot number 02 C9317

There are many Clearasil products available - some contain the active ingredient salicylic acid and some contain the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide. The recalled product Clearasil Ultra Overnight Wash and Clearasil Ultra Acne Clearing Gel Wash contains the active ingredient salicylic acid. This recall alert only applies to the select lots of Clearasil Ultra Overnight Wash and Clearasil Ultra Acne Clearing Gel Wash. No other Clearasil products were involved in this recall.

To view the FDA notice about this recall, please visit: more information here

Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2010-04-13
Last Updated: 2010-04-13

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