Kao USA Inc. Inc. takes the safety of its products seriously. As such, we took the precautionary step of voluntarily recalling several lots of Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer, 3 oz and 10 oz sizes, after Pluralibacter gergoviae bacteria was detected.
Further investigation to determine the scope of the issue is still ongoing. However, Kao USA Inc. issued a voluntary recall of the affected product by removing the product in question from warehouses, working with retailers to ensure the product does not remain on store shelves, and proactively notifying our valued consumers. Kao USA Inc. will inform regulatory authorities.
The issue is limited to select lot codes of 3 oz and 10 oz Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer.
The affected lot codes for the 3 oz size can be found on the back of the bottle printed in black ink and begin with the prefix “ZU”: