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Several marijuana vape cartridges sold in Detroit recalled after failing safety compliance testing

Vitamin E Acetate was found

FILE - This Nov. 4, 2019 file photo shows a vitamin E acetate sample during a tour of the Medical Marijuana Laboratory of Organic and Analytical Chemistry at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, N.Y.  Health officials say they have more evidence that a certain chemical compound is a culprit in a mysterious national outbreak of vaping illnesses. Earlier this month, the compound, vitamin E acetate, was found in the damaged lungs of 29 patients across the country who had vaped before growing ill. On Tuesday, Nov. 26, investigators in Minnesota said they looked at vaping cartridges gathered before and during the current outbreak. None of the cartridges collected last year had vitamin E acetate, but nearly all of the recent cartridges did.(AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
FILE - This Nov. 4, 2019 file photo shows a vitamin E acetate sample during a tour of the Medical Marijuana Laboratory of Organic and Analytical Chemistry at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, N.Y. Health officials say they have more evidence that a certain chemical compound is a culprit in a mysterious national outbreak of vaping illnesses. Earlier this month, the compound, vitamin E acetate, was found in the damaged lungs of 29 patients across the country who had vaped before growing ill. On Tuesday, Nov. 26, investigators in Minnesota said they looked at vaping cartridges gathered before and during the current outbreak. None of the cartridges collected last year had vitamin E acetate, but nearly all of the recent cartridges did.(AP Photo/Hans Pennink) (Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

DETROIT – Several marijuana vape cartridges that were sold in Detroit have been recalled after failing safety compliance testing for Vitamin E Acetate.

The testing was completed in August of this year. The cartridges were manufactured before the Emergency Rules for marijuana products intended for inhalation were filed on Nov. 22, 2019.

Affected vape cartridges will have a label that indicates the license number of the marijuana facility that sold the marijuana product. It will also have a tag number assigned to the product in the statewide monitoring system.

The recall affects marijuana products sold from Plan B Wellness on 8 Mile Road in Detroit.

  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000084 (Dank Vape Cart 1g)Sold between October 10, 2019 and November 22, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000217 (Dank Vape Cart 1g)Sold between October 17, 2019 and November 21, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000235 (Dank Vape Cart 1g)Sold between November 1, 2019 and November 17, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000110 (Dank Vape Cart 1g)Sold between October 9, 2019 and November 21, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000200 (Dank Vape Cart 1g)Sold between October 7, 2019 and November 22, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000005 (Dank Vape Cart 1g)Sold between October 4, 2019 and November 22, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000027 (Monopoly Carts 1g)Sold between October 4, 2019 and November 21, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000138 (Monopoly Carts 1g)Sold between October 22, 2019 and November 21, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000644 (Monopoly Carts 1g)Sold between November 16, 2019 and November 21, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000499 (Monopoly Carts 1g)Sold between October 11, 2019 and November 21, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000020 (Sky Sticks 1g)Sold between October 03, 2019 and November 21, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000646 (Sky Stick 1g)Sold between October 22, 2019 and November 21, 2019
  • Package # 1A405010000426A000000024 (Planet X Cart 1g)Sold between October 5, 2019 and November 8, 2019

If you have an affected vape cartridge in your possession, you should return it to Plan B Wellness for proper disposal.

Patients and caregivers are requested to report any adverse product reactions to the MRA via email: MRA-Enforcement@michigan.gov or via phone: 517-284-8599.

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