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March 21, 2001

FDA First Notice: Meijer, Target and White Cloud Brand Baby Wipes Recalled

Mooresville, IN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Nice-Pak Products, Inc. has recalled certain Meijer, Target and White Cloud brand baby wipes because the products may be contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia.

This is the first public notice of this Class II recall issued by FDA.

a) Meijer brand Newborn Gentle Real Fabric Cloths baby wipes. 80 per package. Distributed by Meijer Distribution, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI.

b) Target brand Sensitive Skin cloth Baby Wipes. 2-80 ct tubs per package. Distributed by Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN.

c) White Cloud brand Newborn Gentle fabric cloth baby wipes. 80 per package.

Recall #F-297-1.

All lots on the market at the time the recall was initiated.

Nice-Pak Products, Inc., Mooresville, IN.

Manufacturer, by telephone and e-mail on 8/8/00 and by
telephone and letter on 8/10/00. Firm-initiated recall **complete.

*Completed recall: FDA states 'completed recall' indicates the company has removed all affected product from store shelves,  it does not necessarily mean this particular product lot, or codes, have been fully accounted for.

Nationwide (Meijer, Target and Wal-Mart outlets).

Approximately 20,000 cases.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers March 21, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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