Kimberly-Clark, an American multinational corporation recently recalled certain lots of its Cottonelle Flushable Wipes and Cottonelle GentlePlus Flushable Wipes over concerns that they had been contaminated with harmful bacteria. The recalled products may contain pluralibacter gergoviae, a pathogen that can cause a range of health complications.
If you or someone you love developed an injury or other health problem after using Cottonelle Flushable Wipes or Cottonelle GentlePlus Flushable Wipes, contact a Flushable Wipes Lawyer today. We can review your situation in a confidential, no-obligation case evaluation. If we find that you have a claim, we’ll fight tirelessly to protect your rights and recover the compensation you deserve.
How Did Kimberly-Clark Put Consumers at Risk?
Kimberly-Clark produces and sells various Cottonelle Flushable wipes to consumers across America. Sadly, these items may contain pluralibacter gergoviae, a bacterium that can cause a host of health problems such as:
The company characterized pluralibacter gergoviae as a “cause of infection in humans” and “an opportunistic pathogen.” Those with weakened immune systems, who have undergone surgery, and who have pre-existing conditions may be particularly at risk.
Which Products Are Being Recalled?
The recall is limited to specific lots of Cottonelle Flushable Wipes and Cottonelle GentlePlus Flushable Wipes manufactured between February 7, 2020 and September 14, 2020. If you purchased one of these products, you may be able to identify whether it was from the recalled lots by finding the lot number on the bottom of the package and entering that information in the company’s search tool here.
How Can a Flushable Wipes Lawyer Help?
Corporations such as Kimberly-Clark are responsible for detecting potential health and safety issues in the products they make. Furthermore, they have a duty to warn the public and take immediate action to rectify risks. A failure to do so makes them potentially liable for any negative outcomes among consumers.
We understand the laws that protect consumers against the harms posed by defective products such as these. If you sustained an injury, a Flushable Wipes Lawyer knows how to protect your rights and hold the liable party accountable.
Call a Flushable Wipes Lawyer Today
If you or someone you love were affected by Kimberly-Clark’s potentially dangerous products, contact Timothy L. Miles, a Flushable Wipes Lawyer, who may be able to help you secure compensation in a difficult time. Call today and see what a Flushable Wipes Lawyer can do for you.
Timothy L. Miles, Esq.
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