GSK Recalls Zinc Denture Cream Products Amid MDL

Law360, New York (February 18, 2010, 3:44 PM EST) -- GlaxoSmithKline PLC has decided to voluntarily pull its zinc-containing lines of Poligrip denture cream from the market and stop all advertising and manufacture of the creams, as suits pile up in the multidistrict litigation over neurological problems from excessive zinc levels caused by denture products.

GSK has taken voluntary, precautionary action to end the manufacture and supply of its zinc-containing denture adhesives marketed across many countries, the company said Thursday.

GSK said it would transition to zinc-free versions of all its affected product variants, and the...
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