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Jessica Alba's Honest Company Recalls Organic Baby Powder Over Risk Of Skin, Eye Infections

Update Date: Jan 13, 2017 09:40 AM EST
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The Honest Company, co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, is recalling its organic baby powder over skin and eye infections.

The California-based company said that recent tests on the product show that possible contaminations from microorganisms that could cause infections were found.

"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," Christopher Gavigan, co-founder, said in a video posted on the company's website.

The product is distributed in the United States in 4-ounce containers with UPC #817810014529, Fox 29 reports. The company said the voluntary recall is out of an abundance of caution. Moreover, no other products of the company are affected by the recall.

One customer asked the company for help after his daughter experienced rashes on her face and eye after using the product.

"I don't care about the refund, how serious is the infection? My daughter now have serious rashes on her face and eye," Kenny said in a comment on theThe Honest Company, co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, is recalling its organic baby powder over skin and eye infections.

The California-based company said that recent tests on the product show that possible contaminations from microorganisms that could cause infections were found.

"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," Christopher Gavigan, co-founder, said in a video posted on the company's website.

The product is distributed in the United States in 4-ounce containers with UPC #817810014529, Fox 29 reports. The company said the voluntary recall is out of an abundance of caution. Moreover, no other products of the company are affected by the recall.

One customer asked the company for help after his daughter experienced rashes on her face and eye after using the product.

"I don't care about the refund, how serious is the infection? My daughter now has serious rashes on her face and eye," Kenny said in a comment on the video posted.

Another customer posted that her son also experienced rashes.

"I've been using this powder on my son for the last two months. He is now 3m old and has an unexplained, undiagnosed rash. Hoping this contaminated powder is not the cause. Does Honest have any suggestions on how I proceed in ruling this out?" Candice Horvath said.

Not The First Time

The Honest Company was founded to provide organic products for the family. It has built itself as a toxin-free, eco-friendly lifestyle products company. However, the company experienced a string of difficulties last year.

In 2015, consumers took to social media to complain about the company's SPF 30 sunscreen. In fact, an investigation has been done to question the ingredients of the company's detergent. Its Premium Infant Formula has been challenged by a lawsuit because it was falsely mislabelled as organic since it contains 11 synthetic ingredients, Fox News reports. video posted.

Another customer posted that her son also experienced rashes.

"I've been using this powder on my son for the last two months. He is now 3m old and has an unexplained, undiagnosed rash. Hoping this contaminated powder is not the cause. Does Honest have any suggestions on how I proceed in ruling this out?" Candice Horvath said.

Not The First Time

The Honest Company was founded to provide organic products for the family. It has built itself as a toxin-free, eco-friendly lifestyle products company. However, the company experienced a string of difficulties last year.

In 2015, consumers took to social media to complain about the company's SPF 30 sunscreen. In fact, an investigation has been done to question the ingredients of the company's detergent. Its Premium Infant Formula has been challenged by a lawsuit because it was falsely mislabelled as organic since it contains 11 synthetic ingredients, Fox News reports.

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