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dōTERRA recalls 1.3M bottles of essential oils due to failure to meet child resistant packaging requirement; Risk of poisoning

dōTERRA is recalling about 1.3 million bottles of Deep Blue, PastTense, and Deep Blue Touch essential oils due to failure to meet child resistant packaging requirement.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the products contain the substance methyl salicylate, which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).  The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are applied to the skin or swallowed by young children.

This recall involves dōTERRA Deep Blue, PastTense and Deep Blue Touch Essential Oils in 10 mL glass bottles with rollerball applicator and black cap.  The product name, volume amount, SKU, and dōTERRA logo are printed on the product labels.  The following lot number can be found on the bottom of the bottle:


Name Size Lot Number SKU

Deep Blue


10 ml


183055, 183232, 190882, 191362, 191484, 192563,

192694, 200853, 202203, 202412, 201622, 202262











10 ml


182621, 190072, 190452, 190512, 190573, 190642,

190662, 190702, 190801,

190921, 191232, 191404,

193451, 200242, 200422,

200932, 201292, 201351,

201392, 201401, 201471,

201481, 201493, 201541,

201551, 201571, 201603,

201673, 201744, 201754,

201822, 201971, 202043




Deep Blue Touch


10 ml


183094, 190802, 192314,

192666, 193222, 201141,





Consumers should immediately store the products in a safe location out of reach of children and contact dōTERRA for a free replacement product of similar value.  dōTERRA is contacting all known purchasers directly.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

The essential oils were sold online at from September 2018 through September 2020 for between $26 and $79.

Consumers can contact dōTERRA at 1-800-411-8151 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. MT and from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. MT on Saturdays, live chat Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. MT and from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. MT on Saturdays, email at, or online at and click on “Recall – Important Safety Information” or for more information.

Jay Edwards

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