Medication Monitor

Generic Name (Trade Name—Company)
June 22, 2011

Calcium oxide

(Nature Relief Instant Wart and Mole Remover—Nature Relief)
Burn potential prompts recall

Nature Relief has initiated a voluntary recall of this wart and mole remover kit because use may result in harmful burns to the skin. The active ingredient, calcium oxide, can cause burns to the skin, and FDA has received a report of burns to the skin after use of the product that required medical attention. Only a small quantity of this product was sold via direct to consumer Internet marketing; patients inquiring about this product should be informed of the recall and told to place any unused product in a plastic bag for safe disposal.