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RECALL ALERT: Sam’s Club Simply Right baby wipes

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ATLANTA — The large box store Sam’s club has issued a recall on a popular brand of baby wipes, fearing they may cause a possible bacterial contamination.

Sam’s Club alerted customers who purchased Sam’s Club Simply Right baby rights that the item was recalled recently via email.

According to the Salina Post, the Simply Right branded baby wipes offered for sale at Sam’s Clubs beginning on June 30 may be contaminated with B. cepacia bacteria, and users should return the wipes.

The bacteria poses little medical risk to healthy people. However, children with chronic health problems or a weakened immune system may be more susceptible to infections with B. cepacia.

The product has been removed from store shelves, and anyone who has purchased the wipes can return them for a full refund.

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26 comments

  • latasha vines

    On the wipes my baby got sick really bad after changing to them we rushed him to kingwood er where can I file a suit I’m really worried he still has a really bad infection. The wipes r now all gone this is the first of our family hear g about this what do I do .

    • W. Sullivan

      Instead of worrying about a lawsuit, be a good parent and worry about getting your child well. The odds of Finding a reputable lawyer to take such a case and then proving these wipes made your child ill would be slim to none…. And mostly none. There is no pot of gold to be had here.

    • Tania mejia

      My daughter has been really sick too , she’s has been sick for 4 weeks drs already did blood work and they can’t find the reason , sha has been having high fevers for 3 weeks everyday at night time

  • Rhonda Stiltner

    Oh my goodness, this is what I use every day for myself and my granddaughter! I’m not in good health and this scares me!

  • Sharon a. cox

    I have purchased 7 boxes of these wipes since may of this year, and am now using them on my 86 yr old mother, who is confined to a hospital bed…do I need the register tape to return these???

  • patricia Sherwood

    We have used these for years in our child care center. This morning, a parent alerted us to the problem. When we called Sam’s, they said that they were being recalled and we should have received an email. When we told them that we did now, the reply was – You can return them to the store!

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  • marlyn gallardo

    My grandson is 17 month’s old has been using these wipes sept 9 , well today he had to go too dr running nose, weezing, coughing, there was nothing advertised at dr office..this really concerns me, well of course now he is on a breathing machine, I will be return ing unused tomorrow and get refund and I think sams should have to provide customers with another type of wipes at that companies expense,, thiz is very scary
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  • Winona kisino

    Cant believe this! We live in the middle of the pacific ocean and get our supplies from america. And this is what we get for all the money we spend?! Thank god my girls didnt get severly sick

  • Marie

    My niece has been sick for sometime with a bacteria infection and since we started buying the simply right wipes it has gotten worse.

  • Jessica

    Where can you complain about the Sam’s wipes if your child all of a sudden got URV after using the wipes and not once but 3 times

  • linda womack

    my grandson is 34 months old i have used these wipe on him for the last yr, he has been sick a lot latley he has been running fever and upset belly comming out both ends, dr said he had an infection didnot say viral or bacteria….im getting to think maybe we got a bad batch of wipes even dr thinks so..where do i find out info on the boxes i got

  • jillian

    I have these wipes right now in my diaper bag. I just took my 5 month old to the dr yesterday because he was sick. Not sure if it has anything to do with the wipes. I will call my dr. Back after reading this article.

  • elvira

    well we have twins and they always had a bad bad rash all the at time we had to leave the driaper off be cause it will be so red and sometime in a little blood and always sick and not eating and the doctor said they were under weight and use this stuff for a little over a year and they just notice this mess and who stuffer my twins and all they say will give you a DAM REFUND really what about the pain they suffer because of this crap not good

  • Ronae

    I bought these wipes about 4 weeks ago. I used them on my three kids and myself. About three weeks ago we all became really sick. They stayed hone from school an entire week. About three weeks ago, my son, who was one at the time, developed these hard bumps everyday that looked like some sort of bite, but turned into what looked like cuts or scratched sores. We all developed horrible Mucus coughs and fevers. Their doctor thought the sores could be an allergic reaction and prescribed allergy medicine for all of them. My three year old son had it worse. Fever, lost of appetite, and some kind of bacteria. He was prescribe antibiotics along with the allergy medicine. I just found out about the recall tonight. Out of the 900 (9 packs), i have used about 500 (5 packs). I have also sent a few packs to his daycare for use.

  • Heidi M

    I was never notified by Sam’s Club. I finally got to bring my daughter home from NICU after 59 days. She was born 3 months early and has a compromised immune system. I have been using these wipes since we have been home. I pray this doesn’t effect her.

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