24 June 2021

Protat Sea Salt and Tea Tree Spray

The Hazard!

Batch BF996 of Protat Natural Sea Salt Plus Tea Tree Hygienic Body Piercing Aftercare Spray 50mL may be contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. 

Cosmetic products contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa may cause significant infection or illness, especially if the user is immuno-compromised.

What to do...

Immediately discontinue use of Batch BF996 of Protat Natural Sea Salt Plus Tea Tree Hygienic Body Piercing Aftercare Spray.

Consumers who have been using this batch of the product and develop any illness, rash, infection or irritation should seek medical attention.

Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase to receive a replacement bottle of the aftercare spray from an unaffected batch.

For further information, consumers can contact Protat by emailing protat@protat.com.au

Product Identifiers

Affected product was supplied to tattooing or piercing establishments from 16 February 2021 to 11 May 2021.

Protat Natural Sea Salt Plus Tea Tree Hygienic Body Piercing Aftercare Spray 50mL
Soothing spray for use after body piercing - White plastic bottle

Batch BF996 only, "Use By 1 October 2023" on bottle. Batch number "BF996" can be found on the bottom of the bottle.
Other batches are not affected

Supplier Contact

Protat Pty Ltd

protat@protat.com.au

Responsible Agency

MBIE