Health removes two batches of deodorant for bacteria: they could cause folliculitis

The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS), of the Ministry of Health, has ordered the withdrawal of batches 0707 and 0708 of the Byly Bio deodorant dermo roll-on deodorant. They have detected the presence of the microorganism 'Pseudomonas aeruginosa', a bacteria which is associated with folliculitis and various infections.

The AEMPS has specified that it would be batches 0707, 50 + 25mL container, and 0708, 50 mL container. Recommend that are not used and that buyers go to the establishment where they acquired them for their return. The company, for its part, has opened two contact lines for the attention of buyers (by phone at 937 29 48 48 or email [email protected]): they will pick up the product and exchange it for another with the same characteristics.

This is one of the lots affected by the recall. (Photo: AEMPS)

The withdrawal is voluntary and part of the company itself: Laboratorios Byly S.A. Its own quality department detected the bacteria and reported it to Health, they have highlighted.

'Pseudomonas aeruginosa'

"These batches are not expected to cause any repercussions in healthy people, but, out of prudenceThese two batches of affected product have already been withdrawn from the market ", he has published on his website.

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The 'Pseudomonas aeruginosa' is a type of gram-negative bacteria. In contact with the skin it can cause infection by irritation of the hair follicles. It is a fairly common type of infection in poorly chlorinated heated pools, which is why dermatologists also call it "hot tub folliculitis"In more severe cases, it can cause urinary tract and respiratory infections. It is treated with antibiotics.