Method Voluntarily Recovering Limited Bottles of Sea Minerals Gel Hand Wash

  • Method’s hand-wash gel with sea minerals, which were sold at the Kailua-Kona Target location, are being voluntarily recalled. Courtesy photo

Method is voluntarily recovering a specific lot number of 12 ounce gel hand wash in sea minerals fragrance sold at the Kailua-Kona Target.

During a routine quality check, Method discovered a specific lot number of this product contains a naturally occurring bacterium, Pseudomonas bacteria, that is commonly found in soil and water. While this bacterium rarely causes harm to healthy individuals, there is a risk of infection for individuals with a compromised immune system.

“We take any risk very seriously, so we’re voluntarily recovering these bottles from retailers and consumers,” the company said in an email.

Consumers who purchased this product since early October at Target should visit where they can enter in their product lot number found on the bottle to determine whether that product is part of recovery and if it is, learn more about disposal and how to receive a full value refund.

The recovery applies only to this specific lot of method 12 ounce gel hand wash in sea mineral fragrance shipped to Kailu Kona since early October. Consumers can continue to use all other method products, including sea mineral hand wash refills, with confidence according to label instructions.


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