U by Kotex Tampons recalled over ‘quality-related defect’
Kimberly-Clark has announced a recall of a type of tampon after issues with the items falling apart upon removal, in some cases, leaving behind pieces inside women's bodies. According to a press release, the recalled product is U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, regularl absorbency, sold throughout the U.S. and Canada. Kimberly-Clark calls the issue a "quality-related defect that could impact the performance of this product." Retailers have been alerted to remove the lot numbers from shelves and post notifications in stores.