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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

 
Canada: Foreign Product Alert: Africa Black Ant, Anyang Herbal Blue, Anyang Herbal Red, Arouse-Plus, Australia Kangaroo Essence, Bazook Bullet, Change Me Herbal Slimming, Placebo Tablets, Ultimate & Herbal Slim Weight Loss capsules found to contain undeclared substances
 
Health Canada announced that these foreign health products have been found by regulators in other countries to contain undeclared drug ingredients.

The products are not authorized for sale in Canada and have not been found in the Canadian marketplace, but it is possible they may have been brought into the country by travellers or purchased over the Internet.

The unauthorized health products were found to contain the following undeclared ingredients:

1) Unauthorized Sexual Enhancement Products
• Africa Black Ant capsules and Australia Kangaroo Essence: undeclared sildenafil
• Arouse-Plus and Bazook Bullet: undeclared tadalafil

2) Unauthorized Weight Loss Products
• Anyang Herbal Blue, Change Me Herbal Slimming Capsules and Ultimate & Herbal Slim Weight Loss capsules: undeclared sibutramine
• Anyang Herbal Red: undeclared diclofenac, phenolphthalein, and sibutramine

3) Other Unauthorized Products
• Placebo tablets: undeclared clenbuterol

Consumers are advised to consult a healthcare professional if they have health concerns related to the use of any of these products.

Please refer to the following website in Health Canada for details: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/../63260a-eng.php

In Hong Kong, the above products are not registered pharmaceutical products. Related news was previously issued by the US FDA, Singapore HSA and TGA, and was posted on the Drug Office website on 4 March 2017, 7 March 2017, 9 March 2017, 10 March 2017, 15 March 2017 & 25 March 2017 respectively.

Ends/ Saturday, May 13, 2017
Issued at HKT 12:00
 
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