HBW Insight is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

In Brief: More on Tsumura cologne recall

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

More on Tsumura cologne recall: Chemaid Labs -- Tsumura's contract manufacturer for The Little Mermaid and Barbie colognes -- said it hired an outside lab to perform microbiological testing of each batch before releasing the product. Chemaid said that Tsumura, when questioned about the preservation systems used in the cologne formula, assured the contract manufacturer that the formula had cleared microbiological challenge testing. Chemaid also pointed out that the batch in question was manufactured in 1991, which means that the water-based colognes were still in distribution more than four years later. Tsumura said it received no consumer complaints regarding the products, noting that it discovered the pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination when an executive noticed a warehoused bottle that had turned cloudy. The company also noted that sales of the products have slowed significantly since 1993 and that it has received a total of 129 bottles since issuing the Class II recall in March. All inventories of The Little Mermaid and Barbie brands have since been destroyed, Tsumura said. The recall appeared in FDA's May 29 Enforcement Report ("The Rose Sheet" June 3, In Brief)...
Advertisement
Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

RS002913

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel