Whiter Smile—Take-Home Teeth Bleaching Kits

Identifying features

Dr Collins All-White Bleaching Kit (22% Carbamide Peroxide)
Smile Fusion System with Viocin (22% Carbamide Peroxde)
Tres-White Pre-Filled Trays (Hydrogen Peroxide)

What are the defects?

The products contain concentrations of hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide in excess of the recognised safe limits of 6% w/w and 18% w/w respectively, as set by the Poisons Standard 2011, by expert clinical advice, and in published scientific risk assessments.

What are the hazards?

The user may suffer irritation or inflammation to the gums and mouth due to the excessively high concentrations of hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide in the products.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should cease using the products and return them for a replacement product that complies with the recognised safe limit.

Traders who sold this product

Online sales only

Where the product was sold

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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