|AQSIQ: in the sale of toothpaste containing two glycol does not have to go under the shelf
|AQSIQ issued a notice made it clear that: toothpaste manufacturers may not use the two glycol as raw materials.
Announcement that the United States, Japan, Canada and other countries have banned the sale of toothpaste containing two ingredients. Given on international at present there is no clear diethylene glycol toothpaste in the use and limits, the vast majority of Chinas toothpaste production enterprises has not in production use diethylene glycol as raw materials, in order to ensure the scientific use of consumers of toothpaste, but also to avoid the export enterprises unnecessary losses, the State General Administration of quality supervision, inspection and Quarantine issued notice.
Notice requirements, from now on, to prohibit the export and import of two glycol. Toothpaste exports having other raw materials into Erzhi toothpaste products containing diethylene glycol, the content must comply with the requirements of the importing countries or regions; from today onwards, toothpaste production enterprises shall not use diethylene glycol as raw materials; health departments to organize experts to diethylene glycol toothpaste harmfulness evaluation showed that long-term use of diethylene glycol content lower than the 15.6 percent of the toothpaste will not have a negative impact on human health. At present, there is no data show that the use of two glycol toothpaste directly lead to human poisoning cases. From the recent national special supervision and inspection results, the majority of domestic production of toothpaste was not detected two Gan alcohol, a small portion of the detected, two glycol content is below 10%. Please do not have to use the use of two glycol containing toothpaste and worry about the impact of health.
Yesterday afternoon the State General Administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine office of the relevant person in charge told the Post reporter, for existing in the sale of containing diethylene glycol toothpaste, according to the demonstration, long-term use of diethylene glycol content lower than the 15.6 percent of the toothpaste will not have a negative impact on human health, so AQSIQ not suggested that in the sale of containing diethylene glycol toothpaste shelves, consumers can rest assured that use. According to reports, in order to connect with the international, the Ministry of health to re enact the toothpaste standards will be introduced. For this is the AQSIQ issued announcement, once involved "diethylene glycol incident" white cat, aoqili and other enterprises have said, will be in accordance with the requirements of national abandoning the use of diethylene glycol.
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Maxam toothpaste manufacturers
For the State Administration of Quality Supervision issued a ban on two glycol, Maxam toothpaste manufacturers Shanghai toothpaste factory director Luo said that the company expressed support for national policy. Hongkong has been disabled, "Maxam toothpaste (fluoride)" is the company for some areas of the low-end market products. Companies in recent years, the development of many new Maxam toothpaste does not use the raw material. Since May 21, 2007, the companys production of all toothpaste products are no longer using the raw material.
Tianqi toothpaste manufacturers
Tianqi toothpaste manufacturers -- Guangxi aoqili responsible person Mr. Yang said, in addition to the last Hong Kong disabled "Tianqi magic medicine toothpaste containing diethylene glycol, other product does not contain diethylene glycol. Due to rising costs of two glycol, in recent years, most of the companys production of toothpaste has not been two glycol as a moisturizing agent. Aoqili will according to the provisions of the state, with silica and sorbitol instead of two deg.
China Toothpaste Industry Association
China Toothpaste Industry Association, according to the relevant responsible person said, early toothpaste in the domestic production enterprises using glycerol as toothpaste moisturizers. Later because of the inadequate supply of domestic glycerol, higher import prices, domestic enterprises began with a mixture of diethylene glycol and glycerol as toothpaste moisturizing agent. Two Gan alcohol use for nearly twenty years, never found a problem. In recent years, with the rising price of two DEG, per ton has reached 11000-12000 yuan, twice as expensive than other moisturizing agent. Therefore, the majority of enterprises to give up the use of two diethylene glycol, glycerol and sorbitol to use as a substitute.