Posts Tagged ‘Trading Standards’

Beware High Street Clinics Using Toxic Chemicals With 200x Legal Level of Bleaching Agent

Beware High Street Clinics Using Toxic Chemicals With 200x Legal Level of Bleaching Agent

Unregistered dentists are using teeth whiteners containing over 200 times the legal level of bleach. Trading standards officers investigated salons promising customers a perfect Hollywood smile and discovered the toxic levels of hydrogen peroxide. Only dentists or dental professionals working to a dentist’s prescription are legally allowed to perform tooth whitening procedures. Despite this, thousands […]


Trading Standards Seize £500,000 Worth of Whitening Kits from West London Home

Trading Standards Seize £500,000 Worth of Whitening Kits from West London Home

 Trading Standards officers have seized £500,000 worth of teeth whitening kits from a home in West London, it has been confirmed. Officers visited an address in Hillingdon and discovered a large number of kits, some containing whitening agents with up to 5.9 percent hydrogen peroxide. These products, which are 60 times the legal hydrogen peroxide […]


Websites ban illegal tooth whitening products

Websites ban illegal tooth whitening products

Several websites have withdrawn potentially harmful and illegal tooth whitening products from their virtual shelves. The move, taken by such big-name websites such as Google, eBay and Amazon, has come after the independent consumer watchdog Which? exposed the widespread availability of these products online. Regulations set in place by the European Union prohibit the sale […]