DC Botanical Aims To Produce 300,000 Tubes Monthly Of Flouride-free Toothpaste Next Year
Last update: 01/11/2016
PETALING JAYA, Nov 1 (Bernama) -- Health care manufacturer, DC Botanical Science Innovation Trading (DC Botanical), aims to produce 300,000 tubes of its new flouride-free Dr Sam's Bio Oral Care Whitening Toothpaste monthly, starting next year.
Research and Development (R&D) Director Dr Samuel Chin said the target was based on market demand.
"Flouride can be detrimental to our health and based on research, some countries had already rejected its use.
"The R&D took us about two and half years to complete with much money invested to create this new oral care product," he told reporters after the launch of the toothpaste here today.
The launch was officiated by the Deputy Health Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya.
Chin said 200 pharmacies had shown interest in marketing the toothpaste at RM16.80 per box of 130 grammes.
He said DC Botanical also plans to expand the toothpaste to other Asian countries, such as Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines from next year.