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Notification Regarding Stolen Procter and Gamble Non-Prescription Healthcare Products, Cosmetics, Dental Floss, Toothbrushes, and Feminine Hygiene Products

 

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Date Posted: 11/15/2010

Procter & Gamble is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI), and other law enforcement officials to recover cases of select lots of retail non-prescription consumer healthcare products, cosmetics, and feminine hygiene products stolen from a single truck in the Kissimmee, FL area while en route to a customer warehouse on September 20, 2010.

 

The stolen retail ready finished products include Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences and Aussie Shampoos and Conditioners; Oral B toothbrushes (manual and power); Venus Razor; Gillette; Secret, and Old Spice Anti-Perspirants; Old Spice Body Wash and Sprays; Olay products; Tampax Tampons; Always pads; Crest toothpaste; Metamucil; Crest Whitestrips; Vicks NyQuil Original and Cherry liquids; Vicks DayQuil Liquid; Vicks Sinex NyQuil LiquiCaps, Vicks DayQuil LiquiCaps; Scope Mouthwash; Vicks Lemon scented VapoRub; Pepto-Bismol Max Cherry; Glide Dental Floss; Prilosec OTC; Nice N Easy Haircolor; Clear Blue Easy Ovulation and Pregnancy Kits; Vicks Vaporub; and Vicks VapoSteam. The products stolen were in full cases and in each case represents a small portion of the individual master production lot.

 

Procter & Gamble, along with the Food and Drug Administration Office of Criminal Investigations and local authorities are working to locate the individuals responsible for this theft.

 

Anyone who believes they have information or product related to this theft are encouraged to contact the FDA’s Office of Criminal Investigations by calling 1-800-551-3989 or reporting via their website www.fda.gov/oci. Direct contact to Procter & Gamble can be made by calling the 1-800 number printed on the product packaging.

 

Procter & Gamble encourages retailers and consumers to only purchase products from reliable, established sources. Consumers are urged to check packages for signs of manipulation and read all applicable warnings. Procter & Gamble’s contact information is located on consumer packaging if you have any questions regarding the products.