More Than 100,000 Bottles of Mouthwash Sold Nationwide Have Been Recalled

Updated: Mar. 01, 2024

The two products were available at several retailers, including Whole Foods, as well as online through websites such as Amazon.

Units of a mouthwash brand sold nationwide in stores and through online retailers is being recalled due to potential poisoning risks, according to a notice from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). In an announcement published February 29, 2024, the commission reported that the recall involves 102,100 bottles of Heritage Store brand hydrogen peroxide-based mouthwashes in two flavor varieties.

An announcement from the distributor, Nutraceutical, states that the mouthwashes contain ethanol in a concentration high enough to necessitate child-resistant packaging as children could be poisoned or harmed if they ingest the product.

The recalled mouthwash was available at several retailers, including Whole Foods, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, Mom’s Organic Market, New Seasons Market, and Mother’s Market & Kitchen. The company says they were also sold online through Amazon, iHerb,, “and other websites.”

The two products subject to recall are:

  • 16-ounce bottles of Heritage Store Hydrogen Peroxide Mouthwash in Wintergreen flavor with the UPC 076970080144
  • 16-ounce bottles of Heritage Store Hydrogen Peroxide Mouthwash in Eucalyptus Mint flavor with the UPC 076970665716

“The bottles are a dark opaque brown with a white lid,” the CPSC says on their website. “The pink and white label on the front of the bottles displays the Heritage Store logo, product name and flavor. All lots are included in the recall.”

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Heritage Store elaborates on the CPSC recall on its website, noting that the mouthwashes were sold from October 2010 to December 2023. The company emphasizes that there have been no injuries or illnesses associated with the two products and there is no risk to adults if the mouthwashes are used as directed on the packaging.

Consumers are advised to immediately store the products out of children’s reach and contact either the place of purchase or Nutraceutical for a replacement product. Customers who purchase through Nutraceutical will need to take a photo of the product and email a receipt to [email protected] for a refund. Heritage Store stresses that only the specified products that have not already expired or been used are eligible for a replacement. They say no other mouthwashes sold by the company are affected by the recall.

Anyone with questions can contact Nutraceutical at 800-227-6063 from 7 am to 5 p.m. MT, Monday through Friday, via email at [email protected], or online at,, or