Dental mirrors may pose choking hazard

Regulator issues warning amid fears over faulty devices

A warning has been issued after a batch of dental mouth mirrors began to break, presenting a choking hazard for users.

The Brilliant No 4 model from Hager & Werken has a fault that causes the mirror to become detached from the frame.

The warning applies to the Brilliant No 4 model from Hager & Werken

The problem affects devices with the item code number 605400 and lot number MD-4/31.

A Medical Device Alert issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) advises dentists and other providers to identify affected stock and contact patients who may have bought them.

To read the warning, click here