Thursday, June 27, 2013
Most People Using Mouthwash Simultaneously: Colgate breaks Guinness world record (PICS & VIDEO)
NEW YORK, NY, USA -- 1,142 consumers, along with TV host and actress, Stacy Keibler, simultaneously swished with new Colgate Total Advanced Pro-Shield Mouthwash in New York's Times Square, setting the new world record for the Most people using mouthwash simultaneously,
while supporting Make-A-Wish Foundation, according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: 1,142 consumers, along with actress and TV host, Stacy Keibler, helped Colgate® break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for the "Most people using mouthwash simultaneously" in New York, NY. Photo: Colgate (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the largest collection of toothpaste tubes is 2,037 and belongs to Val Kolpakov (USA), in Alpharetta, Georgia, USA.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest tube of toothpaste, which measures 2.957 m (9.7 ft) long and weighs 780 kg (1,719 lb). It was made for the Zhonghua toothpaste brand by Unilever in Shanghai City, China.
The Guinness world record for the "Most people using mouthwash simultaneously" was broken by Colgate in New York's Times Square.
1,142 consumers, along with TV host and actress, Stacy Keibler, simultaneously swished with new Colgate Total® Advanced Pro-Shield™ Mouthwash while supporting Make-A-Wish®, an organization that creates thousands of life-changing moments by granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
To celebrate the launch of Colgate Total® Advanced Pro-Shield™ Mouthwash, Colgate teamed up with Make-A-Wish to encourage consumers to "swish" for a difference.
As part of "A Wish For A Swish", Colgate donated $1.00 (USD) to Make-A-Wish for every participant in attendance.
Photo: Stacy Keibler "swished" for a difference at the Coglate® "A Wish for a Swish" event in New York while breaking the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for the "Most people using mouthwash simultaneously". (enlarge photo)
"On behalf of the wish kids we serve and their families, we are so thankful for the generous support of Colgate and everyone who participated in the "A Wish for a Swish" event," said David Williams, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish America.
"Thank you to those who attended today's record attempt and to the consumers who continue to upload smiles online. Because of your help, we'll be able to create many more smiles on the faces of wish kids around the country."
"We're thrilled that we made a big splash with the launch of Colgate Total® mouthwash by breaking a GUINNESS world record while supporting Make-A-Wish," said Philip Durocher, Vice President & General Manager, U.S. Oral Care Marketing, Colgate-Palmolive.
"At Colgate, we believe in happy, healthy smiles. Along with Colgate Total® toothpaste and toothbrush, adding Colgate Total® Advanced Pro-Shield™ Mouthwash to your oral care routine is a simple step to achieve a happy and healthier mouth."
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