March 14, 2001Colgate Recalls 7,300 Cases of
IN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Colgate Palmolive is recalling certain
codes of toothpaste because of microbial contamination-(Bacillus
Government research has found that this organism normally is not harmful to people.
This is the first public notice of
this Class III
recall issued by FDA.
a. Colgate Total Super Size 7.8 oz Toothpaste;
b. Colgate Total Family size 6.0 oz Toothpaste;
c. Colgate Great Regulator Flavor size 6.0 oz Toothpaste.
Recall #D-140 - 141-1.
a. SKU 74004, Exp. Date 03NOV02
b. SKU 74003, Exp. Date 03NOV02
c. SKU 72600, Exp. Date 03NOV02
Colgate Palmolive, Jeffersonville, IN.
Colgate Palmolive, Piscataway, NJ, by FedEx letters and telephone on January 12, 2001.
Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
a) Colgate Total Super size 7.8 oz -- 2813 cases
b) Colgate Total Family size 6.0 oz -- 2700 cases
c) Colgate Great Regular Flavor 6.0 oz -- 1862 cases.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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