The Ministry of Health has announced that Colgate toothpaste manufactured in China and Thailand has been found being sold in East Jerusalem without Ministry of Health approval nor Hebrew labeling as required by law. Consumers are advised to not use this toothpaste as its ingredients and safety are questionable and the public is requested to report any toothpaste of this kind to the Ministry of Health. Click here to see pictures of the toothpaste in question.
Always look for the Ministry of Health seal and Hebrew labeling on products. You can also search the Ministry of Health’s Cosmetics Database to see if a product is under supervision and to find out other manufacturer information.
For more information call the Ministry of Health’s Health Voice call center: *5400.