Friday, March 16, 2012

Danger - Spinbrush Toothbrushes

Danger - Spinbrush Toothbrushes
Chipped or Broken Teeth, Cuts to Mouth and Gum and Injuries to Face and Eyes
















Danger - Spinbrush Toothbrushes
Chipped or Broken Teeth, Cuts to Mouth and Gum and Injuries to Face and Eyes

















Device which is used by children and adults may cause
- cuts to mouth and gums,
- chipped or broken teeth
- swallowing and choking on the broken pieces
- injuries to the face and eyes

The Manufacturer issues the following Safety Notice:



It reads;
“Please remember to replace your brush head after 3 months of use, or if the brush is damaged or if parts become loose. Extended usage, loose parts or excessive wear could lead to brush head breakage, generation of small parts and possible choking hazard. Inspect the brush for loose parts before use.”

Which can be found here:
http://www.spinbrush.com/

The FDA also issued a Safety Communication here:
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/ucm291866.htm

The FDA recommends the following

  • Inspect the Spinbrush for any damage or loose brush bristles prior to using. If you notice any damage or loose brush bristles, DO NOT USE.
  • Check to be sure that the headpiece is connected properly to the handle of the brush and test your brush outside of the mouth prior to using. If you notice the connection feels loose or the headpiece easily detaches from the handle, DO NOT USE.
  • Supervise children and adults who need assistance when using the Spinbrush.
  • Do not bite down on the brush head while brushing.
  • Follow the instructions and recommended replacement guidelines included with the Spinbrush.
    • NOTE: The brush head for the Kid’s Spinbrush is not replaceable. If you notice any damage or loose brush bristles, DO NOT USE.

*** There is no recall in effect. Only advice to be careful in the use of the product ***

Editor Note:
Why take the risk of serious injury by buying this toothbrush?

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for the information. I was thinking to buy these for my kids, but now I wont as my little boy is really hyper.

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