Kimberly-Clark has initiated a Voluntary Product Recall of U by Kotex SLEEK® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, which were sold in the U.S. and Canada and manufactured between October 7, 2016 and October 16, 2018.

The reason for this recall is due to a quality-related defect that could impact the performance of this product. Kimberly-Clark has received reports from consumers of the U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, unraveling and/or coming apart upon removal, and in some cases causing users to seek medical attention to remove tampon pieces left in the body.

Product Name UPC Lot Codes
U by Kotex® Sleek® Regular Tampons 18 Count 36000-29453 All Lot Codes

Save Mart/S-Mart, Lucky and Lucky California stores have taken immediate action to remove the recalled U by Kotex® SLEEK® Tampons, Regular Absorbency in the 18 count packages from our shelves. No other U by Kotex®-branded tampon products are subject to this recall. Consumers who are impacted should contact or The Save Mart Companies Customer Support at (800) 692-5710 or Kimberly-Clark at (888)255-3499.