Spinbrush Powered Toothbrush by Arm and Hammer or Crest: Safety Communication - Choking Hazard and Serious Injuries
MedSun: Newsletter #70, March 2012

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

While turned on, the brush head of the Spinbrush has either "popped off" or broken off in the user's mouth or near the face, causing cuts, chipped or broken teeth, swallowing and choking on the broken pieces, and injuries to the face and eyes. When the unexpected release of any part of the powered toothbrush occurs, there is a potential for serious injury. This risk is higher for unattended children or adults who may need assistance while using this device.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Spinbrush Powered Toothbrush by Arm and Hammer or Crest: Safety Communication - Choking Hazard and Serious Injuries. February 16, 2012.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm292239.htm


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