St. Louis, February 25, 2011 - In response to voluntary product recalls by Bausch + Lomb, Dierbergs Markets has removed the following eye drop product from its shelves due to the fact that it may not be meeting expected shelf life:
Soothe® XP Xtra Protection (XP) Eye Drops
LOTS: All Lots
Product near the end of shelf-life may present insufficient protection against inadvertent microbial contamination during storage and usage of the product. Potential adverse events may include burning, stinging, eye redness or eye discomfort. Please contact your doctor if you have any of these symptoms. However, there have been no adverse events reported for this product. For more information, please see Bausch + Lomb's recall release.
Customers may return the affected product to any Dierbergs for a full refund.
Consumers with general questions or concerns may also contact the Soothe® Xtra Protection (XP) Hotline at 1-866-761-9526 or the Bausch + Lomb customer service center at 1-800-553-5340. The customer service line is open to consumers 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.