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DEG sparks another recall

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Gilchrist & Soames, an Indianapolis-based provider of toiletries for the hotel market, initiated a worldwide voluntary recall of its Gilchrist & Soames 0.65 oz./18 mL toothpaste manufactured in China by Ming Fai Enterprises due to the presence of diethylene glycol in some samples of the product, FDA says Aug. 13. Hotels in the U.S. Canada, Mexico and other regions serviced by the firm's U.S. distribution center and hotels in the U.K., Ireland, Spain, France and other regions served by its U.K. distribution center have been asked to destroy remaining inventory. The DEG contamination was identified after the firm conducted a series of independent lab tests in response to an FDA alert June 1 about tainted toothpaste manufactured in China (1"The Tan Sheet" June 4, 2007, In Brief)...

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