A popular brand of ice packs used for lunches and coolers have been recalled due to defective packaging that may allow the gel within them to leak out if damaged, causing an illness risk, reports The Washington Post.
Around 880,000 Cryofreeze ice/hot packs and Arctic Zone ice packs that are used to keep food warm or cold for long periods of time have been recalled due to a tendency for them to leak the gel inside of them if damaged. The gel, which potentially contains ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol, can cause sickness if ingested in large quantities.
The hot and cold packs are either opaque or transparent sealed wrappers with the gel inside them, and were sold both individually and in combination with coolers and lunch boxes across the U.S. between July 2007 and December 2008.
No incidents of illness have been reported as of now, but if you own one of these defective hot or cold packs, call California Innovations at 800-722-2545 or visit their website at www.californiainnovations.com for more information.
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