Pascal recalls anticavity fluoride rinses

July 10, 2006

The dental supply company Pascal is recalling the company's anticavity fluoride rinses because they could be contaminated with bacteria that may cause pneumonia, including Burkholderia cepacia and Pseudomonas ?ruginosa. The recall affects all lots and all flavors of NeutraGard 0.05% Neutral Sodium Fluoride Anticavity Treatment Rinse, and NeutraGard Plus 0.2% Neutral Sodium Fluoride Anticavity Treatment Rinse.

Pascal recalls anticavity fluoride rinses

The dental supply company Pascal is recalling the company's anticavity fluoride rinses because they could be contaminated with bacteria that may cause pneumonia, including Burkholderia cepacia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The recall affects all lots and all flavors of NeutraGard 0.05% Neutral Sodium Fluoride Anticavity Treatment Rinse, and NeutraGard Plus 0.2% Neutral Sodium Fluoride Anticavity Treatment Rinse. Both products are packaged in clear 16-oz. plastic bottles. Dental offices and consumers who have these rinses should stop using them and either destroy the product or return it to the place of purchase. For more information, call 1-(800) 426-8051 or visit http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/safety/2006/safety06.htm#NeutraGard.

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