Toothpaste

Recall published
2008-01-07
Brand
  • COLGATE
Product title
Toothpaste
Product description
50-ml tube of toothpaste packed in a cardboard box Although this is not a counterfeit product, it has not been distributed by colgate-palmolive espania
Risk
The product poses a microbiological risk because the presence of mesophilic aerobic microorganisms (10 000 ufc/g) and total enterobacteriaceae (1 600 ufc/g) was detected. These counts are higher than the reference values (<1 000 ufc/g in both cases), for which reason this toothpaste may be harmful to health.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
HERBAL WHITE 50 ml , Lot 3198GB10333,
Bar code: 999 89 65485127.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Microbiological
Country of origin
Ireland
RAPEX Reference
0025/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Spain

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