Chinese-made Hotel Toothpaste Recalled After Toxic Chemical Found – AP

From the International Herald Tribune: A leading supplier of toiletries for luxury hotels recalled complimentary tubes of Chinese-made toothpaste worldwide Monday after tests showed some contain a potentially toxic chemical. Gilchrist & Soames said it is recalling its 0.65-ounce (18-gram) tubes with the name Gilchrist & Soames on it. The company said Monday some samples […]

China Bans Toxic Syrup in Toothpaste – Audra Ang

China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine issued a statement that bans factories from using diethylene glycol in toothpaste, when a month ago Chinese officials ridiculed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for “unscientifically” warning consumers about the diethylene glycol. From Forbes: China banned diethylene glycol – a thickening agent in antifreeze – […]

US Warns Over Chinese Toothpaste – BBC News

From BBC News: US officials have warned consumers to avoid using toothpaste made in China after a shipment was found to contain a poisonous chemical used in anti-freeze. The Food and Drug Administration said it could contain diethylene glycol , which has been blamed for the deaths of at least 50 people in Panama last […]

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