Products found to contain undeclared medicines
|Canada: Foreign Product Alert: Black Panther, King of Romance, MMC USA Blue Shark capsules, Viagra 007, beFIT Total Garcinia Cambogia, Fatloss Slimming Beauty, Li Da Dai Dai Hua Slimming Capsule, Slim Forte Slimming Capsule, Superior, Asihuri Plus Forte, Jianbu Huqian Wan, Ginseng She Lian Wan, Pyrola Advanced Joint Formula, Saurean Fong Sep Lin, Niuhuang Jiedu tablets were found to contain undeclared medicines
|These foreign health products have been found by regulators in other countries to contain undeclared drug ingredients or high levels of heavy metals. 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 products were found to contain the following ingredients:
1) Unauthorized Sexual Enhancement Products
- Black Panther, King of Romance, MMC USA Blue Shark capsules, and Viagra 007: undeclared sildenafil
2) Unauthorized Weight Loss Products
- Li Da Dai Dai Hua Slimming Capsule, Slim Forte Slimming Capsule, and Superior: undeclared sibutramine;
- beFIT Total Garcinia Cambogia: undeclared sibutramine and phenolphthalein; and
- Fatloss Slimming Beauty: undeclared sildenafil
3) Unauthorized Pain Relief Products
- Asihuri Plus Forte: undeclared dexamethasone and phenylbutazone;
- Jianbu Huqian Wan: undeclared dexamethasone, chlorpheniramine, and furosemide;
- Ginseng She Lian Wan: undeclared dexamethasone and chlorpheniramine;
- Saurean Fong Sep Lin: undeclared dexamethasone and cyproheptadine; and
- Pyrola Advanced Joint Formula: undeclared diclofenac and chlorpheniramine
Consumers are advised to consult with 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:
In Hong Kong, the above products are not registered pharmaceutical products. Related news has been released by the US FDA, TGA and HSA, and was posted on the Drug Office website on 28 April, 30 April, 2 May, 5 May, 8 May and 6 June 2015.
Ends/ Saturday, August 15, 2015
Issued at HKT 12:00