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September 27,2002

Church & Dwight Has Recalled Arm & Hammer PeroxiCare Baking Soda & Peroxide Tartar Control Toothpaste

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Arm & Hammer PeroxiCare Baking Soda & Peroxide Tartar Control Toothpaste
(Sodium Fluoride 0.24%) 4.3 oz, 6.0 oz and Special Pack tubes. Recall #
D-417-2.

CODE
4.3 oz tubes --- UPC 33200-18750
Lot Numbers:
L2043
L2051
L2057
L2058
L2063
L2064
6.0 oz tubes --- UPC 33200-18770
Lot Numbers:
L2022
L2023
L2029
L2030
L2039
L2043
L2044
L2051
L2052
L2058
L2064
L2065
L2066
L2073
L2074
L2112
L2113
L2121
L2135
Special Pack -- UPC 33200-18954
Lot Number:
L2120
Mixed Display -- UPC 33200-18044 Eighteen PeroxiCare Tartar Control 6 oz
in display of 66 mixed tubes of toothpaste
Lot Numbers:
L2010
L2079
Mixed Display -- UPC 33200-18045 Six PeroxiCare Tartar Control 6 oz in
display of 69 mixed items of toothpaste, gum, and mints
Lot Numbers:
L2133
Mixed Display -- UPC 33200-18048 Twelve Peroxicare Tartar control 6 oz in
display of 69 tubes. (not distributed; 100% still within Company
control).

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Church & Dwight Co., Inc., Princeton, NJ,
by e-mail and letter on May 24, 2002. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Labeling; product label does not declare inactive ingredient sodium
saccharin.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
40,774 cases (978,576 tubes).

DISTRIBUTION
PA, OH, GA, CA and TX.

 
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