Consumers and health professionals are advised that Professional Dentist Supplies, in consultation with the TGA, will be recalling Professional Dentist Supplies’ Chlorofluor Gel (batch number BK 119) due to bacterial contamination.

The gel is an oral hygiene product containing chlorhexidine which can be purchased over the counter and is also used by in some healthcare settings (e.g. ICUs). A recent cluster of cases of Burkholderia cepacia in a hospital has been linked to contaminated bottles of Chlorofluor Gel.

Details of the recall are still being finalised and further information will be provided as soon as it is available.

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