Clorox Recalls Some Pine-Sol Brand Cleaners Due To Risk of Bacteria Exposure

  • Clorox Co CLX is recalling several of its Pine-Sol cleaning products after the U.S. consumer safety regulator discovered bacteria.
  • The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said that testing has identified bacteria in recalled products, including those produced between January 2021 and September 2022. 
  • According to the Commission, the recalled products may contain bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an environmental organism found in soil and water. 
  • People with weakened immune systems or external medical devices exposed to Pseudomonas aeruginosa face a risk of serious infection that may require medical treatment. 
  • Clorox produced about 37 million recalled products in that period, it added.
  • Price Action: CLX shares are down 1.36% at $138.55 premarket on the last check Wednesday.
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