Health Highlights: Sept. 27, 2013 (cont.)
Krokodil is Russian for crocodile and the nickname was given to the drug because users can develop scale-like, green skin, CBS News reported.
Kids' Sunscreens Recalled for Potential Contamination
Some Badger baby and children's sunscreen products are being recalled in the United States and Canada due to microbial contamination.
All lots of the company's 4-ounce SPF 30 Baby Sunscreen Lotion and one lot of its 4-ounce SPF 30 Kids Sunscreen Lotion are being recalled after tests revealed contamination with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida parapsilosis and Acremonium fungi, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.
The affected lots include:
The sunscreen products were sold online and at major retailers, pharmacies and independent food co-ops. Consumers with the products should not use them and may return them to the point of purchase for a full refund, the FDA said.
Consumers can also contact W.S. Badger Co. Inc. at 1-800-603-6100.
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