FDA Warns That Benzocaine Teething Products Are Not Safe for Children THE MEALS and Medication Administration warned parents on Wed about the hazards of using teething products which contain the favorite numbing agent benzocaine. The FDA said that benzocaine can have a rare, but serious side-effect on children, and especially those under 24 months old. The agency also sent a notice asking manufacturers to avoid selling products targeted at very young children, prompting at least one main company to discontinue its teething products.A U.S. STATE DEPT. Official informed Reuters that because the ban got effect, a lot more than 375 waivers have already been accepted but he dropped to say just how many total visa applications have already been submitted from countries included in the ban. Individual Maziar Hashemi , who gets the cancers Myelodysplastic symptoms, and his wife Fereshteh wait around to meet along with his transplant doctor at a medical center in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., March 26, 2018.