January 8, 2021 Update: This article has been updated to add an additional manufacturer to the recall (Precision Dose Inc.). The oringal article was posted on January 4, 2021.
Sunstar Americas, Inc. has announced voluntary recalls of all lots of National Drug Codes (NDCs) for the following gum disease product: Paroex Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse.
This product is being recalled due to concerns that the product may be contaminated with the bacteria Burkholderia lata.
Please see the chart below for more information.
Paroex Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse Recall Quick Reference:
|1||Sunstar Americas, Inc.||12/28/2020||https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/sunstar-americas-inc-expands-voluntary-nationwide-recall-paroexr-chlorhexidine-gluconate-oral-rinse|
|2||Precision Dose Inc.||12/31/2020||https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/precision-dose-inc-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-paroex-chlorhexidine-gluconate-oral-rinse-usp|
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This update is for awareness purposes only. No further action is needed.