CVS nasal spray recalled due to microbiological contamination

WICHITA, Kan. (RELEASE) A CVS nasal spray is being voluntarily recalled due to microbiological contamination.

The FDA says CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist was found to have microbiological contamination identified as Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Repetitive use of a nasal spray containing a gram-negative pathogen can potentially lead to colonization and subsequent infection.

These infections can be life threatening in certain patient populations, such as those with cystic fibrosis or immuno-compromised.

There have been no reports of illnesses.

The recalled product is packaged in a 0.5 fluid ounce white nasal spray bottle with a UPC code of 50428432365. Lot 173089J and EXP 09/19 is coded on the side panel of the carton. The product was distributed Nationwide to retail outlets.

Product Quest is arranging for returns and replacements of all recalled products.