New rules for tooth whitening products

By June 27, 2013 December 1st, 2013 No Comments

New rules to protect people who use tooth whitening products will come into effect this week. cheap teeth whitening london

From 30 June 2013, there will be restrictions on the sale of all tooth whiteners that contain more than seven percent hydrogen peroxide. dental implants cost london

Products with between seven to 12 percent hydrogen peroxide will only be available from a dentist, a registered oral health practitioner, or a non-registered practitioner working under the supervision of a dentist.

Those with more than 12 percent hydrogen peroxide will only be available from a dentist, or an oral health practitioner working under the supervision of a dentist. affordable cosmetic dentistry london

All tooth whitening products with hydrogen peroxide in them will now have to carry a series of safety warnings, including a statement saying the product is not recommended for children younger than 16.

There is also a requirement for other oral hygiene products that have hydrogen peroxide to carry a statement telling people to stop using them if they cause irritation. best cosmetic dentist london

The Environmental Protection Authority’s General Manager for Compliance, Andrea Eng, says the industry has had two years to prepare for the change.

“These rules were created in response to concerns raised by the New Zealand Dental Council and the Ministry of Health,” she says….read more


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