ORIGINAL Founded in the 1900s, Jergens is known for its line of skin moisturizers.
In March 2022, it was announced that one of their products would be recalled.
Why is Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizing Cream recalled?
On Sunday, March 20, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall of Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer due to possible bacterial contamination.
Some bottles of Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer may contain Pluralibacter gergoviae, which has the potential to alter the health of people with weakened immune systems.
Symptoms of a Pluralibacter gergoviae infection can include breathing problems, weakness, fever, nausea, and vomiting.
The strain of bacteria is not known to have a negative effect on healthy people.
Bottles manufactured between October 1 and October 18, 2021 may contain contaminants.
Each affected bottle is 3 ounces or 10 ounces.
Their batch codes are supposed to start with ZU, which includes:
Buyers who may have purchased this product can call or email Kao Corporation to receive a coupon for a free replacement bottle.
What is Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer?
According to the official Jergens website, Ultra Healing Moisturizer “repairs, heals and deeply nourishes extra-dry skin to reveal visibly healthy and luminous skin.”
The lotion contains Vitamins C, E and B5.
Jergens recommends using a lotion for “extra dry skin, including heels, elbows, and knees.”
The company claims their Ultra Healing Moisturizer can penetrate through five layers of the skin’s surface and can lock in moisture for up to 48 hours.
What are Jergens?
Founded in 1901, Jergens is a skin care brand known for its emphasis on moisture.
Jergens is owned by Kao Corporation, a Japanese cosmetic and chemical company founded in 1887.
Kao acquired Jergens in 1988.
Other brands under the Kao branch include:
- John Frieda
- Molton Brown
Headquartered at Nihonbashi-Kayabacho in Tokyo, Kao was first launched by Tomiro Nagase as a soap maker.
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