Trueway International — Ausganica Soothing Herbs Toothpaste

PRA number

2017/16311

Published date

Product description

Ausganica Soothing Herbs Toothpaste 130g

All lots and batches

Ausganica Soothing Herbs Toothpaste was marketed as a herbal medicine that enhances oral health
Ausganica Soothing Herbs Toothpaste

What are the defects?

This product may contain an ingredient that is a danger to health.

It has been identified that Ausganica Soothing Herbs Toothpaste contains comfrey, an ingredient that is included in Schedule 10 of the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons because it is considered a substance 'of such danger to health as to warrant prohibition of sale, supply and use'.

What are the hazards?

Comfrey contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids, which are toxic substances associated with liver damage and other health hazards.

What should consumers do?

Consumer should stop using Ausganica Soothing Herbs Toothpaste immediately and return any unused product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

This product has been withdrawn from the market and will not be available in the future.

If you have any concerns about use of this product, speak to your health professional.

Supplier

Trueway International

Where the product was sold

Nationally
Online

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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