Toothpaste

Recall published
2008-02-04
Brand
  • Crust
Product title
Toothpaste
Product description
Blue cardboard box containing tube and toothbrush. Text on box: “Now CRUST”, “Good Quality Tooth Paste with FREE TOOTH BRUSH”, “Whitening”, “Fresh Mint”, “Extra-care”, “Active ingredient: Sodium Fluoride 0.32% (equivalent to 1450 ppm of Fluoride). Ingredients: Sorbitol, Water, Silica Abrasive, Silica thickener, PEG1500, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Flavour, Titanium Dioxide, Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Sodium Saccharin, Formaldehy and Green Colour.
Risk
The product poses a risk of poisoning because it contains 1.87% by weight of diethylene glycol (DEG), which may pose a health risk to consumers.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
200711070107, bar code: 6928587200023, expiry date 2008.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0200/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Belgium

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