CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) – A burn cream that was distributed in several types of first aid kits, as well as separately, is being recalled because a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) analysis found it was contaminated with Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus sonorensis.

The FDA recall warns that people who use the recalled Easy Care® AfterBurn® Cream, which came in 0.9-gram single-use packets, could experience complications including skin infections. Immunocompromised people may even experience severe complications like bacteremia, sepsis or peritonitis.

The following products are impacted by the recall:

Product TypeProduct NumberProduct NameLot NumberExpiration
Box of 109999-1515Easy Care First Aid® AfterBurn® Cream, 0.9g single-use packetW06I2809/28/2024
First Aid Kit1015-0150Adventure® Marine 150W06I2009/20/2024
0120-0213Adventure® First Aid 1.0W06C05 W06F10 W06H1503/05/2024
06/10/2024 08/15/2024
0120-0212Adventure® First Aid 1.5W06H1508/15/2024
9999-2129Easy Care First Aid® 25 Person 2009 ANSIW05L2812/28/2023
9999-2128Easy Care First Aid® 10 Person 2009 ANSIW05L28 W06F10
W06H15
12/28/2023
06/10/2024
08/15/2021
9999-2150Easy Care First Aid® Class A ANSI 25 PersonW06C05
W06H15
03/05/2024
08/15/2024
9999-2132Easy Care First Aid® 25 Person 2009 ANSIW06H1508/15/2024
2980-0700CVS® First Aid HomeW06H1508/15/2024
9999-2132Easy Care First Aid® 25 Person 2009 ANSIW06H1508/15/2024
9999-2131Easy Care First Aid® 10 Person 2009 ANSIW06H1508/15/2024
A table that includes the recalled products. Credit: FDA.

Those who have the impacted products are asked to stop using single-use packets of Easy Care® AfterBurn® Cream and discard them.

Those with questions can contact the product’s distributor, Adventure Ready Brands, by email at regulatory@adventurereadybrands.com or by phone at 603-837-0285, Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.

Those who experienced any health problems as a result of using the product are advised by the FDA to contact their healthcare provider.

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Adverse reactions can be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or fax. Click here to download a reporting form, or call 1-800-332-1088 to request one. Completed forms can be faxed to 1-800-FDA-0178.