Company Recalls More Toxic Toothpaste

Law360, New York (June 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In yet another recall involving toxic chemicals in toothpaste, Miami, Fla.-based MainStar America LLC has begun pulling three types of toothpaste from shelves nationwide.

The Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday that MainStar was recalling four-ounce containers of Dr. Cool Toothpaste, four-ounce containers of Superdent Toothpaste and one-ounce containers of Everfresh Smile2 Toothpaste.

The products, which were all made in China, may contain diethylene glycol, a poisonous chemical used in antifreeze and as a solvent that can harm the central nervous system, the kidneys and the...
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