Kimberly-Clark announced a voluntary product recall of its U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency, sold throughout the United States and Canada, after reports of the products unraveling inside women’s bodies.
In some cases, some had to seek medical treatment to get the product dislodged.
The recall is limited to specific lots of U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, Regular Absorbency, that were manufactured between October 7, 2016 and October 16, 2018 and distributed between October 17, 2016 and October 23, 2018.
Consumers can identify this product by looking for specific lot numbers found on the bottom of the package.
A full list of recalled lot numbers is available on the U by Kotex website.
Retailers have been alerted to remove the recalled lot numbers from shelves and post a notification in their stores.