Alcohol in mouthwashes/oral cancer concern "alleviated" by data -- FDA plaque subcmte.
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
ALCOHOL IN MOUTHWASHES/ORAL CANCER CONCERN "ALLEVIATED" BY EXISTING DATA, FDA's Dental Products Panel's Plaque Subcommittee said in determining that mouthwashes containing alcohol are safe in present formulations. At a June 6 meeting in Gaithersburg, Md., the group unanimously agreed with the statement: "the present data, as it exists today, and the information relative to the interpretation of those studies that we heard today, do alleviate our previous concerns about the safety of those alcohol-containing mouthrinses as presently formulated."
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