Jessica Alba's Honest Company Recalls Certain Lots of Baby Wipes Over Fears of Mold Contamination
Jessica Alba's Honest Company is voluntarily recalling baby wipes due to the possible presence of mold
Jessica Alba‘s Honest Company is voluntarily recalling some of its lots of baby wipes due to the possible presence of mold.
The company, which sells lifestyle products children and families, said it’s unlikely the mold is dangerous and the recall was issued “out of abundance of caution,” according to a message from the company.
Sold in configurations of 10, 72, 288 and 576-count packages, the wipes are also included in Honest Diaper Cakes, Baby Basics Gift Set and Baby Arrival Gift Set.
No other products are impacted by this recall, according to the message, and consumers may return affected product to their point of purchase for a full refund. To check products, the company asked customers to enter their lot number in a search field.
Alba and The Honest Company have faced several lawsuits over the effectiveness of their products — from laundry detergent to sunscreen to hand soap — and the company’s “all-natural” claims since its founding in 2011.
In January, the company conducted a voluntary recall of their organic baby powder after concerns that the product caused eye and skin infections. The company was sued in September 2015 by a consumer who said that several of the products actually contain “unnatural” and synthetic” ingredients, and that the sunscreen is “ineffective.”
Alba and the Honest Company have repeatedly defended their products, saying they are safe and effective.
Alba, 36, had opened the doors to the brand’s new California headquarters in April.
“I never think of myself as ‘Jessica Alba the Actress’ unless I’m going to a premiere of a movie and someone is asking me for my autograph. Outside of that, I always think of myself as ‘Jessica who works at The Honest Company,’” the actress-entrepreneur and mother of two told Architectural Digest.
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“We have determined the cause of this issue and are actively taking steps to ensure that this does not happen again. We take our responsibility to our customers seriously and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. As always, we remain committed to providing trusted and effective products, and to the health, well-being and satisfaction of our customers,” The Honest Company told PEOPLE.