Kimberly-Clark issued a recall of its U by Kotex Glossy Tampons, Common Absorbency, in the USA and Canada as a result of a “quality-related defect,” the company introduced Tuesday.

Based on the company, shoppers have reported the tampons unraveling and/or coming aside throughout removing, with some users needing medical consideration to remove tampon items remaining within the body. There were additionally some studies of infection, irritation and damage, the corporate stated.

The recall consists of all U by Kotex Modern Tampons, Regular Absorbency, manufactured between Oct. 7, 2016 and Oct. 16, 2018, and distributed between Oct. 17, 2016 and Oct. 23, 2018. Clients can determine the product by in search of particular lot numbers on the bottom of packages – and people recalled numbers can be discovered on the U by Kotex web site.

No different U by Kotex-branded products are topic to the recall, the company stated. The company alerted retailers to take away the recalled products from their stores and submit a discover.

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