Kotex tampons are being recalled in Canada and the United States.

This, after reports that pieces of the products remained inside consumers’ bodies after removal.


There have been reports of infections, irritation, pain, bleeding and injury.

The recall is for Kotex Sleek Tampons and Regular Absorbency tampons sold between Oct. 17, 2016 and Oct. 16, 2018.

If you aren’t sure whether your product is under recall can go on Kotex website and use their code-checking tool. 

If you do have one of the affected boxes, stop using them immediately.

If you have any other concerns or want to report an injury or illness related to this recall, you can report to Health Canada through their online complaint form. 

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