Recently Kotex Tampons recalled about 1,400 cases of Kotex Tampons do to the risk of infection due to the bacterium Enterobacter sakazakii in the raw materials used in manufacturing the tampons. The bacteria can cause infections and lead to health risks including urinary track infections, septic shock, pelvic inflammatory disease and other life threatening illnesses.
The recall is on 18-count and 32-count boxes of Kotex Natural Balance Security Unscented Tampons of Regular Absorbency. The recalled boxes have a SKU code with 15063 or 15068 as the last five digits of the barcode.
The recalled tampons were sold at Wal-Mart in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Texas and Nebraska and Fry’s stores in Arizona and Smith’s stores in Utah and Arizona.
If you have a box of these tampons in your possession, stop using them immediately and consult a physician. If you believe that you have been injured by these products, contact our Firm at 601-355-2022 for a free consultation about your injuries.