DentFresh USA initiated a nationwide recall of DentFresh Fluoride Mint Toothpaste 9 Oz (255g) made in China. The recall was initiated because the product may contain the poisonous chemical, diethylene glycol (DEG), an ingredient used in antifreeze. Consumers should stop using the product and either throw it away or return it to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact DentFresh at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 305-677-9938.
Links and informatio nfrom the FDA:
[July 13, 2007 – News Release – DentFresh]
[June 13, 2007 – News Release – MainStar America]
[June 14, 2007 – News Release – Colgate–Palmolive]
[June 13, 2007 – DEG in Toothpaste from China – FDA]
[June 08, 2007 – News Release – Gold City Enterprise LLC]
[June 08, 2007 – News Release – Pitusa, National Lumber, Everything To Weight, Supermarkets Pitusa]
[June 01, 2007 – News Release – FDA]
For more information on this subject matter, please refer to the section on Defective and Dangerous Products.