4 Walmart stores in Kansas sold aromatherapy spray linked to deadly outbreak

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Walmart recalled about 3,900 units of the...
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Walmart recalled about 3,900 units of the Better Homes and Gardens Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones in six different scents.(U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)
Published: Nov. 1, 2021 at 11:14 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Walmart released a list of stores that sold an aromatherapy spray that has been recalled after being linked to four cases and two deaths - the first occurring in Kansas. The Better Homes and Gardens Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones were sold on walmart.com and in 55 stores, including in the following four Kansas locations:

  • 4301 Vine Street, Hays, KS 67601, 785-625-0001
  • 1905 E. 17th Ave., Hutchinson, KS 67501, 620-669-9090
  • 13600 S. Alden St., Olathe, KS 66062, 913-829-4404
  • 6110 W. Kellogg Dr. Wichita, KS 67209, 316-945-2800

The aromatherapy room spray was sold from February 2021 through October 2021 for about $4. “Better Homes and Gardens Aromatherapy,” is printed on the front label of the 5-ounce glass bottle. The aromatherapy was sold with a pump spray nozzle in the following scents and product numbers:

  • 84140411420 Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Spray Lavender & Chamomile
  • 84140411421 Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Spray Lemon and Mandarin
  • 84140411422 Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Spray Lavender
  • 84140411423 Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Spray Peppermint
  • 84140411424 Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Spray Lime & Eucalyptus
  • 84140411425 Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Gem Room Spray Sandalwood and Vanilla

Consumers are advised to stop using the product immediately and wash any sheets or clean surfaces where the product has been sprayed. The CDC says you should not throw away the bottles of aromatherapy spray if you have it. Instead, double bag it in a bag that seals and place it into a box to return it to the store for a full refund.

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