City and County of Denver

Department of Environmental Health

Contact: Dan Rowland

Office of Marijuana Policy

O. 720-865-2686

Dan.Rowland@denvergov.org

For Immediate Release

 

Medicinal Wellness Center LLC Voluntarily Recalls Marijuana and Concentrates Due to Pesticide Residues

November 9, 2016 – A Denver marijuana cultivation business, Medicinal Wellness Center LLC, is voluntarily recalling marijuana and marijuana concentrates due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues.

Samples of marijuana and marijuana concentrates contained residual levels of Myclobutanil, a pesticide that the Colorado Department of Agriculture has determined cannot be used legally on marijuana in Colorado.

The recall affects 5,004 individual units of 23 different medical concentrates, 138 individual units of two different recreational concentrates, and two strains of medical marijuana. The marijuana and marijuana concentrates subject to the recall were sold at Oasis Cannabis Superstore, located at 6359 E. Evans Ave. and 5440 W. 44th Ave. Marijuana concentrates subject to the recall bear the following label information:

 

Product Name Batch Number OPC Number MIP Number
Purple Fruit Punch wax 07/16-LI610 403R-00130 404R-00182
Sweet Pickles (NR) wax 08/16-LI430 403R-00130 404R-00182
Indica budder 160718.OA (NA)-9B 403-01522 404-00046
Indica budder 160718.OA (NA)-7B 403-01522 404-00046
Indica budder 160718.OA (NA)-6B 403-01522 404-00046
Indica budder 160718.OA (NA)-5B 403-01522 404-00046
Sativa budder 160718.OA (NA)-4B 403-01522 404-00046
Sativa shatter 160718.OA (NA)-3S 403-01522 404-00046
Hybrid shatter 160718.OA (NA)-2S 403-01522 404-00046
Indica shatter 160718.OA (NA)-1S 403-01522 404-00046
Hybrid shatter 160729.OA (NA)-6S 403-01522 404-00046
Hybrid shatter 160729.OA (NA)-5S 403-01522 404-00046
Hybrid shatter 160729.OA (NA)-4S 403-01522 404-00046
Hybrid budder 160729.OA (NA)-3B 403-01522 404-00046
Hybrid budder 160729.OA (NA)-2B 403-01522 404-00046
Hybrid shatter 160729.OA (NA)-1S 403-01522 404-00046
Indica budder 160718.OA (NA)-9B 403-01522 404-00046
Indica budder 160718.OA (NA)-7B 403-01522 404-00046
Indica budder 160718.OA (NA)-6B 403-01522 404-00046
Indica budder 160718.OA (NA)-5B 403-01522 404-00046
Sativa budder 160718.OA (NA)-4B 403-01522 404-00046
Sativa shatter 160718.OA (NA)-3S 403-01522 404-00046
Hybrid shatter 160718.OA (NA)-2S 403-01522 404-00046
Indica shatter 160718.OA (NA)-1S 403-01522 404-00046
Sativa live resin batter 160629.OS-33LRB 403-01522 404-00046

 

Marijuana subject to the recall includes the strain names of BK and Hybrid, and were sold only at the 5440 W. 44th Ave. location.

Consumers who have these recalled products should dispose of the products or return them to the store from which they were purchased. For more information about returns, Medicinal Wellness Center LLC can be reached at avs2010cup@gmail.com.
There have been no reports of illness. The possible health impact of consuming marijuana products with unapproved pesticide residues is unknown. Short- and long-term health impacts may exist depending on the specific product, duration, frequency, level of exposure, and route of exposure. Consumers with concerns about their personal health should contact their physician with related questions.
The Denver Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is investigating this issue and overseeing the recall process to remove potentially contaminated product from commerce. DEH conducts inspections of marijuana-infused product manufacturers and retail locations in Denver and investigates related complaints.
Consumers with questions or concerns about recalled product or pesticide residues in marijuana products are encouraged to contact the product retailer and/or the DEH Public Health Inspections division at phicomments@denvergov.org or 720-913-1311.

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