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3 brands recall toxic gel packs
Mon, Oct 20, 2008
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THREE brands selling hot, cold gel packs have voluntarily recalled their products after laboratory tests by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) revealed that the products contained a toxic anti-freeze ingredient.

Ten types of hot, cold packs sold under the brands Surgipack, Soft R&R and Osim were found to contain ethelene glycol, HSA said in a statement on Monday.

The packs should have contained a non-toxic substance, propylene glycol, instead. About 2,000 peices of the affected products have been sold to consumers.

 

 

 

 


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