Church & Dwight has recalled certain TheraBreath Kids Strawberry Splash anti-cavity oral rinse after it tested positive for yeast.
The product may be contaminated with yeast (Candida Parapsilosis), which is a fungus that may cause infections.
Children with vulnerable immune systems who use this product could develop “severe or life-threatening adverse events such as fungemia or disseminated fungal infection,” according to the FDA.
Healthy children could also potentially develop a serious yeast infection. An infection is more likely to occur in children who have recently had certain dental procedures, such as a tooth extraction.
The recall involves TheraBreath Strawberry Splash for Kids (16-oz. Bottles with Lot #PA3083011). The product was sold exclusively on Amazon between May 31 and September 2, 2023.
Church & Dwight is asking consumers who bought this product to stop using it immediately.
Call Consumer Relations at +1 (800) 981-4710 before disposing of the product, and they will provide a full refund.
Source: Church & Dwight Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Specific Lot of TheraBreath Strawberry Splash for Kids 16oz Sold Exclusively on Amazon Between May 31 and September 02, 2023, Due to Microbial Contamination Identified as Yeast (Candida Parapsilosis)