The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informs the public that the Cosmetic product Protex Fresh Antibacterial Soap with Notificaition No. 1000006388981/1000006315972, has been notified by the Market Authorization Holder, Colgate – Palmolive Philippines, Inc. in accordance with existing FDA rules and regulations.
Accordingly, the warning against the purchase and use of the subject product as mentioned in FDA Advisory No. 2020-851 and FDA Order No. 2020-535 is hereby lifted.
The public is advised to always check if a Cosmetic product is notified with the FDA. The FDA website (www.fda.gov.ph) has a Search feature which may be used by typing in the name of the health product before purchasing. For more information or inquiries, please email us at [email protected], you may also call the Center for Cosmetics and Household/Urban Hazardous Substances Regulation and Research at telephone number (02) 8857-1900 loc. 8113 or 8107.
To report the sale or distribution of any unnotified/unregistered health products, kindly email FDA via [email protected].
Furthermore, the issuance of this advisory shall not in any manner preclude this Office from issuing subsequent orders it may deem necessary and appropriate, should there be findings of any violation of the company to the existing laws, rules, and regulations.
Dissemination of this advisory to all concerned is hereby requested.