Parent's Choice Baby Wipes: Walmart Pulls Select Lots Due to Quality Issue

2022-11-07 22:48:11 By : Ms. Jodie Liu

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Walmart has pulled certain lots of Parent's Choice wipes from stores following a number of internet reports that linked the product to adverse skin reactions. 

"Walmart proactively removed select lot numbers of Parent's Choice baby wipes from stores due to a quality issue," a spokeswoman said in a written statement to What to Expect on Tuesday. "We are working closely with the supplier and the FDA to investigate the issue."

At the time of publish, Walmart and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) had not issued an official recall of the wipes.

Customers can return the wipes — made by the supplier Nice-Pak — to any Walmart store for a refund, the retailer said. The impacted lot numbers include: 

In late April, users on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Reddit, as well as participants in community forums like What to Expect, started linking Parent's Choice wipes with certain adverse side effects — including brown and orange skin discoloration and rashes.

Since then, conflicting information spread across social media about whether or not the wipes had been recalled. Adding to the confusion, some reports claimed the wipes were recalled due to heavy metal contamination.

Walmart is still investigating the quality issue, but the retailer said rumors that the wipes were pulled because of arsenic or mercury contamination are false.

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