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Allergic reactions to dental products containing Recaldent - December 2022

ASCIA Dietary Guides and information for people with cow’s milk (dairy) allergy have been updated to include avoidance of medicated toothpastes, chewing gums and other dental products containing Recaldent™.

These updates has been made in response to recent and previous reports of anaphylaxis in Australia and the US to Recaldent™, also known as CPP-ACP (casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate), which is made from cow’s milk protein.

This news item was issued on 15 December 2022 by Jill Smith, CEO of ASCIA, the peak professional body for clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand.