Lucas' Papaw Remedies — Lucas’ Papaw Ointment 15g, 75g, 200g

PRA number

2022/19521

Published date

Product description

Lucas' Papaw Ointment is a topical ointment used to assist in the treatment of minor skin wounds, as well as skin dryness and chafing.

Available in 15g, 75g and 200g sizes.

Batch numbers : 00522D22, 00522E04, 00522E05, 00822E25, 00822E26, 00822E27, 00822E30, 00822E31, 00822F01, 00822F03, 00822F06

ARTG 13397  

Photograph of Lucas' Papaw Ointment 15g,75g, 200g

What are the defects?

The recall is due to microbial (Aspergillus tubingensis, Sordaria humana, Penicillium paneum and Paenibacillus glucanolyticus) contamination.

What are the hazards?

Individuals who have a weakened immune system (immuno-compromised) could become ill if they are exposed to these organisms.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should check the batch number on the ointment.

The batch numbers can be found on:
the 'crimp' at the top of the 15g tube
the bottom of the 75g and 200g containers.

If your ointment is from the affected batches, you should immediately stop using the product and return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more details, see https://www.tga.gov.au/alert/lucas-papaw-ointment

For further information contact Lucas' Papaw Remedies Customer Service on 1800 861 852 or visit https://lucaspapaw.com.au/urgent-medicine-recall-lucas-papaw-ointment/

 

Where the product was sold

New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia
Northern Territory

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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