The tampon recall was ordered on Dec. 11, 2018, after Kimberly-Clark received multiple reports of Kotek Sleek Tampons unraveling while in use, leading to severe infections and other side effects.
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What’s the problem?
Kotex tampons affected by the recall were manufactured between Oct. 7, 2016, and Oct. 16, 2018, and distributed between Oct. 17, 2016, and Oct. 23, 2018, according to the FDA. Lot numbers included can be found here. To identify these dates on your tampon, you should look for specific lot numbers found on the bottom of the product side by side the list.
Women who used the tampons reported the following side effects:
- Urogenital infections (such as bladder and/or vaginal bacterial and/or yeast infections)
- Vaginal infections (such as itching or swelling)
- Vagina injuries (such as pain, bleeding, or discomfort)
- Other symptoms (such as hot flashes, abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting)If you experienced any of these side effects after using Kotex Tampons, you should seek immediate medical attention.Customers who suffered any form of vaginal issues related to this product are advised to throw it away or return it to the retailing agent for a full refund. Consumers are also advised to let their doctor know if they used the product before the symptoms started.
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