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EdiPure Recalls Marijuana Products Due to Pesticide Residues

A Denver marijuana-infused manufacturing facility, EdiPure, is voluntarily recalling marijuana products due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues in some product samples.  The recall affects 7,770 units of 17 different products.

Recalled products include a variety of infused candy products.  Contaminated hash oil was used to produce a variety of EdiPure candies, some of which tested positive for one or more of the following pesticides that the Colorado Department of Agriculture has determined cannot be used legally on marijuana in Colorado: Myclobutanil, Avermectin, and Imidacloprid.

The following EdiPure infused candy products are subject to the recall and all list an oil batch number ending in 1813:

Production batch # ending in:                        Item Description

1909                                                            Rainbow Belts
1910                                                            Grape Licorice
1911                                                            Orange Cream
1912                                                            Sour Gummy Bear
1913                                                            Sweet & Sour
                                                            Watermelon Tart
                                                           Raspberry Jellie
                                                           Peach Tart
                                                           Wild Strawberries
                                                           Peanut Butter Bytes
                                                           Hard Candy
                                                            Cherry Bombs
                                                            Organix Bears
                                                           Organix Night Crawlers
                                                            Organix Cherry Loves
                                                            Organix Peach Wheels
                                                            Organix Watermelon Wheels

These products were widely distributed to store locations around the state.

Consumers who have these recalled products should dispose of the products or return them to the stores from which they were purchased.  For more information about returns, EdiPure can be reached at 720-639-7220.

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 ingestion.  Consumers with concerns about their personal health should contact their physician with related questions.

The Denver Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is partnering with state agencies to investigate this issue and oversee 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 or 720-913-1311.