The Phantom Of The Opera

For many American film lovers, it is 1925's The Phantom of the Opera that defines horror in the silent film era. Lon Chaney's Erik may not have modern moviegoers fainting as legend says they did when Christine reveals his deformed skeleton-like face, but there's no doubt he holds a special place in horror fans' hearts to this day. The Phantom Of The Opera Synopsis - Spoilers Included The new owners of the Paris Opera House refuse to believe the previous owners' warnings about the holder of box 5--a "phantom of the opera"--even though the phantom's presence is well-known and openly discussed among the opera's performers. The mysterious phantom has eyes that are just "ghastly beads", compared to holes in a grinning skull, explains stagehand Joseph Boquet, who claims to have actually seen the phantom. Over that skull, he continues, is stretched tight yellow skin with only two large holes where his nose should be. Meanwhile, the opera's

Plant Therapy Recalls Wintergreen, Essential Oil Blends - Packaging Violations

The Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, has announced a recall of Plant Therapy brand wintergreen essential oils and essential oil blends made with wintergreen because the products are not packaged in child resistant packaging as required by law.

Plant Therapy Recalls Wintergreen Essential Oils, Blends with Wintergreen - Risk of Poisoning
Photos of recalled essential oil products by CPSC.

The problem, said the agency in a press release about the recall, is that the products are not packaged in child resistant packaging, as is required by US law. The Poison Prevention Packaging Act, or PPPA, mandates that essential oils containing methyl salicylate must be in such packaging.

The recall covers 10 milliliter bottles, 30 milliliter bottles, and 100 milliliter bottles of:

  • Wintergreen
  • Organic Wintergreen
  • Muscle Aid Synergy Blend
  • Tingly Mint Synergy Blend
  • Vein Aid Synergy Blend
If you have a product covered by this recall you are instructed to store it in a safe location, out of the reach of children, and then contact the company for free replacement cap. At the time of the recall there had been no reported injuries or poisonings.