Kimberly-Clark has announced a voluntary recall of all U by Kotex®Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, sold throughout the United States and Canada that were manufactured between October 7, 2016 and October 16, 2018 and distributed between October 17, 2016 and October 23, 2018.
According to the recall announcement: "Kimberly-Clark has received reports from consumers of the U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, unraveling and/or coming apart upon removal, and in some cases causing users to seek medical attention to remove tampon pieces left in the body. There also have been a small number of reports of infections, vaginal irritation, localized vaginal injury, and other symptoms."
For more detailed information and a complete list of lot numbers affected, please see the Kimberly-Clark news release.
If you have concerns about potential complications, please contact Health Services at 519-888-4096.