The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0928/07

Product:  Toothpaste


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics


Type / number of model:  - fluoride toothpaste, 47 ml, - fluoride toothpaste, 75 ml, - strawberry-flavoured toothpaste, 16 ml, - bubble-gum-flavoured toothpaste, 16 ml.

Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a risk of poisoning because it contains between 6.3% and 7.1% of diethylene glycol (DEG). Diethylene glycol is toxic if ingested, especially for young children.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban and withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities

Description:  Toothpaste in tubes

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: France