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2012-02-17 09:14:36

A consumer alert for a brand of electronic toothbrush found to chip teeth, cut gums and wreak havoc on your face was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday. The toothbrush in question: Arm & Hammer and Crest (pre-2009) Spinbrush. Injuries have been reported to the teeth, gums and eyes because of the toothbrush breaking. There also has been cases of choking due to broken pieces. An FDA consumer safety officer said reports indicate that parts of the...

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