FDA Chides Mouth Rinse Makers For Gum Health Claims

Law360, New York (September 28, 2010, 6:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has targeted Johnson & Johnson Inc., CVS Corp. and Walgreen Co. over their mouth rinse products, warning the three companies to stop making claims that the products are effective in removing plaque or preventing gum disease.

The FDA said Tuesday it had issued warning letters to the trio in regards to J&J’s Listerine Total Care Anticavity Mouthwash, CVS’ Complete Care Anticavity Mouthwash, and Walgreen’s Mouth Rinse Full Action.

According to the FDA, the companies claim the products remove plaque above...
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