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Rino Supply Co Inc Voluntarily Recalls Medical Marijuana Products Due to Pesticide Residues

May 16, 2017– A Denver marijuana businesses, Rino Supply Co Inc, is voluntarily recalling approximately 1,100 individual units of medical marijuana concentrate products due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues.  

Samples of marijuana concentrate products tested during the course of a Denver Department of Environmental Health (DEH) investigation contained residual levels of Myclobutanil, Imidacloprid, Bifenazate, and/or Etoxazole, pesticides that the Colorado Department of Agriculture has determined cannot be used legally on marijuana in Colorado.

The marijuana concentrates subject to the recall are listed below and were sold only at Rino Supply located at 3100 Blake St. in Denver. 

Each of the following products is subject to the recall and bears labels with the brand names of Rino Supply Company and Craft and the following specific information:

Product Name

OPC license #

MIP license #

Batch #

Best by

Blue Lotus Wax

403-01200

404-00489

mt.RISU040517.01

04/18

Alien OG Wax

403-01200

404-00489

RISU040517.02

04/18

 

Each of the following products is subject to the recall and bears labels with the brand names of Rino Supply Company and The Highway 710 and the following specific information:

Product Name

OPC license #

MIP license #

MIP Production Batch #

Created date

Activated Hash Oil BPHO Syringe, Fruity Straw

403-01200

404-00391

R.FS.12.19.16

04/12/17

Activated Hash Oil BPHO Syringe, Fruity Pebbels

403-01200

404-00391

R.FP.12.19.16

02/02/17

 

 

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 the recall, Rino Supply Company can be reached at Csween1986@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.

 

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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