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Published: 15 November 2011

Product Recall Notice - Savacol Antiseptic Mouth and Throat Rinse Alcohol Free

15 November 2011

Colgate-Palmolive Limited (NZ), after consultation with Medsafe, is recalling all batches of Savacol Antiseptic Mouth and Throat Rinse Alcohol Free. Some of these batches do not fully comply with the microbial quality standards for this product. Although product from these batches may pose little risk to most people, those who have a severely weakened immune system may be at risk of infection. Consumers who are concerned should contact the Colgate-Palmolive information line on 0800 441 740 for advice.

It is important to note that this recall only applies to Savacol Antiseptic Mouth and Throat Rinse Alcohol Free. No other Savacol Mouth Rinse products or any other Colgate mouthwash products in New Zealand are being recalled.

This product has been sold only through dental surgeries in New Zealand. Consumers who have this product should immediately discontinue use and phone Colgate-Palmolive on 0800 441 740 to arrange for the product to be returned and for a full refund.

Colgate-Palmolive Limited (NZ)
45 Knights Road
Lower Hutt
New Zealand

 

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