Please Read this press release from ADA


URGENT Medical Recall on Savacol Antiseptic Mouth & Throat Rinse

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Colgate–Palmolive Pty Ltd, after consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration, is recalling all batches of 300mL white bottle Savacol Antiseptic Mouth & Throat Rinse – Alochol Free.

The presence of burkholderia cepacia has been found in certain batches of Savacol Antiseptic Mouth & Throat Rinse – Alcohol Free. These micro-organisms rarely cause infections in healthy people. In rare circumstances these micro-organisms may be harmful to individuals with compromised health.

 

With immediate effect please inspect your stocks and quarantine all bottles of the above product, then complete the  reply form and email or fax it to the Colgate Oral Care Call Centre so that they may arrange for your stock to be recovered, and a refund arranged, where applicable.

Colgate Oral Care Call Centre

Email:   colgate@henryschein.com.au

 

Phone: 1 800 262 111

Fax:      1 800 262 329

Consumers who may have this product should immediately discontinue use and should call Colgate’s consumer service line on 1 800 636 551 or at www.colgate.com.au or email consumers_aunz@colpal.com to arrange return of affected product and a full refund.

Recall notices will appear in newspapers nationally this week.

Colgate-Palmolive sincerely regrets any inconvenience to their customers.

http://www.ada.org.au/newsroom/article,documentid,339963.aspx

Hopefully non of our patients are effected by this

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