While there have been no reports of illness, the bacteria can cause serious infections for those individuals with a compromised immune system or chronic lung condition, said P&G in a news release. However, in healthy people, the risk is relatively low.
Consumers should contact P&G for a refund or replacement coupon.
The nasal sprays were sold in three markets and are outlined below:
In the U.S.: 9239028831 – Vicks Sinex Vapospray 12-Hour Decongestant Ultra Fine Mist
In the U.K.: 9224028832 – Vicks Sinex Micromist Aqueous Nasal Spray Solution
In Germany: 9224028833 – Wick Sinex Schnupfenspray Dosiersystem