Kimberly-Clark® announced a voluntary product recall of its U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency, sold throughout the United States and Canada for a quality-related defect that could impact the performance of this product.
The recall is limited to specific lots of U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency that were manufactured between October 7, 2016 and October 16, 2018 and distributed between October 17, 2016 and October 23, 2018.
Kimberly-Clark® reports unraveling and/or coming apart upon removal, causing users to seek medical attention to remove tampon pieces left in the body. Also there are reports of infections, vaginal irritation, and localized vaginal injury.
Consumers who experience vaginal injury, (pain, bleeding, or discomfort), vaginal irritation (itching or swelling), urogenital infections (bladder and/or vaginal bacterial and/or yeast infections), or other symptoms such as hot flashes, abdominal pain, nauseas, or vomiting following use of the impacted product should.
The lawyers at the Law Firm of Houssiere Durant & Houssiere are investigating those claims of injury. Contact them for free consultation at 713-626-3700.