Safety Alert for Manual Toothbrush + Dental Thread Without Wax GUM

According to National Institute of Drugs and Food Surveillance (INVIMA), this safety alert involved a device in Colombia that was produced by Shumei Industrial (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (Tercero Que Fabrica El || Producto) || Sunstar Americas Inc.

What is this?

Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Safety alert
  • Event ID
  • Event Number
    2007DM-0001084 ; 2007DM-0001083
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Colombian data is current through June 2019. All of the data comes from the National Institute of Drugs and Food Surveillance (INVIMA), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Colombia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    The importer informs that the invima in the development of its functions of inspection, surveillance and control ordered the removal of all products that came under the presentation of three brushes with the protectors of each brush along with a dental floss which seunen through a blister pack , presentation that has not been authorized in the sanitary registries corresponding to said products.