Family Dollar Initiates Voluntary Recall of Colgate Products

September 19, 2022 by TWN Staff
Family Dollar Initiates Voluntary Recall of Colgate Products
(Family Dollar photo)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Family Dollar is initiating a voluntary product recall of Colgate mouthwash and toothpaste that were shipped and stored in multiple states outside of the products’ labeled temperature requirements.

All of the products are subject to Food and Drug Administration regulation and were shipped and stored at Family Dollar locations between May 1 and June 21, 2022.

The affected states are Arizona, California, Georgia, Indiana, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Utah.

Family Dollar said as of last Friday it was not aware of any consumer complaints or reports of illness related to this recall.


Products covered by this retail level recall include:


  • 998277 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE STAIN PREVENTION TOOTHPASTE 2.1OZ.
  • 998909 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE CHARCOAL TOOTHPASTE 4.2OZ.
  • 999043 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE MOUTHWASH 16 FL OZ.
  • 999088 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE HIGH IMPACT TOOTHPASTE 3OZ.
  • 999749 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE TOOTHPASTE ICY FRESH 3.2OZ.
  • 999750 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE STAIN FIGHTER TOOTHPASTE CLEAN MNT 4.2OZ.

Family Dollar has notified its affected stores asking them to check their stock immediately and to quarantine and discontinue the sale of any affected product. Customers that may have bought affected products may return them to the Family Dollar store where they were purchased without receipt.

Customers with questions regarding this recall may contact Family Dollar Customer Service at 1-844-636-7687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time. 

Customers are also advised to contact their physician or health care provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these products.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program either online, by regular mail or by fax.


Complete and submit the report online.

Regular mail or fax: Download the form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178.

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