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

Alert number: 0953/07

Product:  Toothpaste


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: UFSBD, MSA and LANG

Type / number of model:  - UFSBD mint-flavoured fluoride toothpaste, - UFSBD strawberry-flavoured fluoride toothpaste, - MSA mint-flavoured toothpaste, - LANG Green Tea Toothpaste.

Risk type: Microbiological

This product poses a microbiological risk because if the presence of germs responsible for opportunistic infections, thus posing a potential risk of local infection of the gums, of the oral cavity and possible digestive infection in immunosuppressed individuals.

Bacterial contamination:

- total number of revivable mesophilic aerobic microorganisms: average: 4,2.106 bacteria per gram (norm: less than or equal to 103 ufc per gram).

Identification: Klebsiella oxytoca
Presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (norm: absent).

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities

Description:  The toothpaste comes in a plastic tube. The packaging is cardboard.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: France