Is Montana Part of the Pet Shampoo Recall Happening Now?

If you bathe your pet at home, you may want to check which product you are using to give them the scrubs and rubs.

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a new warning about pet shampoo that could contain a dangerous bacteria known as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an environmental organism found widely in soil and water.

Did You Buy This Product Through Amazon or Chewy in Montana?

The product in question is made by Spectrum Brands Pet Care and involves the FURminator deShedding Ultra-Premium Dog Conditioner (1 Gallon).

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To see if your bottle is affected, the CPSC states:  "The UPC number shown on the label is 854460001073. Lot numbers are printed on the bottom of the container. Affected lot numbers for units sold without a pump are 211102 and affected lot numbers for units sold with a pump are between 220402 and 240152."

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The product was sold online at Amazon.com and Chewy.com from January 2022 through April 2024 for about $63.  So far, only reports of mold have been found.  No injuries have been reported.

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If you have one of these bottles in question, the CPSC says to:  "Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pet conditioner and contact the firm to receive a full refund. Do not empty the product prior to disposal or pour the product down the toilet or drain. Consumers should mark the product with the word “Recalled”, upload a picture of the product’s UPC, date, and customer initials, then upload a photo of the disposed product in the trash online at www.prodprotect.com/recall/FURminator. Upon successful registration, the firm will issue a refund to purchasers."

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