Rawhide chews recalled for possible chemical contamination

A five on your side consumer alert for pet owners: Several brands of rawhide chew products are being recalled due to possible chemical contamination.

ST. LOUIS - United Pet Group is voluntarily recalling rawhide dog chew products because of cleaning chemical contamination.

According to a press release from the St. Louis-based company, multiple brands of dog chews have been recalled due to contamination to a cleaning chemical that can cause reduced appetite, vomiting and diarrhea if ingested by dogs.

The recall includes certain American Beefhide, Digest-eeze and Healthy Hide products. The specific products being recalled are:

  • American Beefhide products with lot codes starting with AH and expiration dates from 6/1/2019 to 5/31/2020
  • Digest-eeze products with lot codes starting with AH, AV, A, AI, AO or AB with expiration dates from 6/1/2019 to 5/31/2020
  • Healthy Hide (including Healthy Hide – Good 'n' Fun and Healthy Hide – Good 'n' Fit) with lot numbers that start with AH, AV, A, AI, AO or AB with expiration dates from 6/1/2019 to 5/31/2020

If you have these products, you are asked to return the product where it was purchased or call the United Pet Group consumer affairs department at 1-855-215-4962 between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. to get a refund.

The chews were distributed from the company's Edwardsville, Illinois, facility.

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