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Class 2 Device Recall Crest SpinBrush ProWhitening

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  Class 2 Device Recall Crest SpinBrush ProWhitening see related information
Date Initiated by Firm February 23, 2005
Date Posted March 11, 2005
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 13, 2006
Recall Number Z-0589-05
Recall Event ID 31259
Product Classification Toothbrush, Powered - Product Code JEQ
Product The product is a battery operated toothbrush. Spinbrush Pro Whitening Ex Soft battery operated toothbrushes UPC 76687800191.
Code Information All codes.
Recalling Firm/
Proctor & Gamble Co
2 Procter And Gamble Plz
Cincinnati OH 45202-3315
For Additional Information Contact John G. Waldmann
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The brushes may experience head breakage when insufficently rinsed after use and when used in combination with toothpastes containing a combination baking soda, peroxide, and sodium lauroyl sarcosinate.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action The recalling firm sent a recall letter dated 2/23/05 and dated 3/4/05.
Quantity in Commerce 15 million toothbrushes and refill heads
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.