Benzoyl peroxide topical acne cream recalled

CSI, Inc. has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of 1oz (28g) tubes of 10% benzoyl peroxide acne cream because product samples were found to contain the Burkholderia Cepacia bacteria. There could be an increased health risk for individuals with cuts, scrapes, or other compromised skin conditions; or those who are immunocompromised.

The recalled products are marketed under the following brand names: DG Maximum Strength Acne Medicated Gel (sold at Dollar General); Kroger Acne Gel 10% Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Medication (sold at Kroger); and Equate: Medicated Acne Gel (sold at Wal-Mart).

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