Dealer recalls mouthwash because of hospital germ
The Jean Products WERM GmbH from the Bavarian Karsbach started a recall for a charge of the Elina med Anti-Plaque mouthwash Fresh . In the country widely driven out product a dangerous bacterium was proven.
Number of germs is too high
The Jean Products-WERM GmbH from Karsbach (Bavaria) recalls the article “Elina med Anti-Plaque Mouth Rinse Fresh” 500ml with the batch number 710001. “The number of microorganisms/germ is too high , writes the enterprise in a report. According to a message of the Internet portal produktwarnung.eu the product was sold country widely to different wholesale dealers, on-line dealers and retailers.
According to “produktwarnung.eu”, the company announced that the product had been found to contain the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This is a widespread wound infection germ.
According to the data, there is an increased risk of the bacterium, which has multiple resistance to antibiotics, especially in skin and mucous membrane lesions.
With about ten percent of all hospital infections, the pathogen is one of the most frequently occurring hospital germs in Germany.
The spectrum of diseases caused by these bacteria is extensive. The most common manifestation is pneumonia in cystic fibrosis, which is particularly severe in immunosuppressed and AIDS patients.
Urinary tract infections, enterocolitis, meningitis, otitis externa (“swimmer’s ear”) or infections on burns can also be triggered.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the twelve bacteria with the greatest risk to human health. (ad)