Jun 01, 2016
A Denver marijuana business, JVT Enterprises d/b/a Colorado Cannabis Connection, is voluntarily recalling 21 medical marijuana products due to the presence of unsafe pesticide residues. The recall affects 1,965 individual 1-gram packages of wax and shatter that are used for vaporizing or smoking.
Samples of marijuana infused products contained residual levels of Myclobutanil, a pesticide that the Colorado Department of Agriculture has determined cannot be used legally on marijuana in Colorado.
The concentrate products subject to the recall were sold only at the Colorado Cannabis Connection store located at 4550 S. Kipling St., in Denver. The products subject to the recall all bear the following information on the label:
-store name of Colorado Cannabis Connection
-manufacturer name of Colorado’s Best Dabs
-“Product from OPC #403-01486”
-“Made for MMC #402-00942”
-“Extracted by #404-00383”
The affected inventory includes the following specific product types:
G13 NR Shatter
BioDiesel NR Shatter
Critical Mass NR Shatter
Sour Skunk NR Shatter
Durban Poison NR Shatter
Sweet Kush NR Shatter
Ghost Kush NR Shatter
Platinum Bubba NR Shatter
Casey Jones NR Wax
San Fernando Madness NR Shatter
Durban Poison NR Shatter
Diagonal Kush NR Shatter
Green Crack NR Shatter
Gorilla Glue #1 NR Wax
Trim Wax – MadDawg
Trim Wax – Sweet Skunk
Death Star NR Wax
Afgooey NR Wax
SuperDawg NR Shatter
Afgooey NR Shatter
Gorilla Glue NR Shatter
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, Colorado Cannabis Connection can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or 720-913-1311.
Denver’s Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is dedicated to advancing Denver’s environmental and public health goals. DEH Divisions include Denver Animal Protection, Community Health, Environmental Quality, Office of the Medical Examiner, and Public Health Inspections.
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