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Canada: Recall: Forta for Men Capsule; found to contain undeclared tadalafil
Health Canada announced that Vivo Brand Management is recalling seven lots of Forta for Men Capsule as one lot was found to be adulterated with undeclared Tadalafil (in the capsule shell). The firm initiated a recall of all lots as a precaution. Details of the lot numbers involved can be found at the Health Canada website.

The product was labelled to contain Cinnamomum aromaticum 70.0 mg, Epimedium brevicornu 130.0 mg, Lycium barbarum 80.0 mg, Ophiocordyceps sinensis 120.0 mg and Panax ginseng 100.0 mg. The depth of distribution of the product is retailers across Canada.

Health Canada classified the hazard level of the recall as Type I, i.e. a situation in which there is a reasonable probability that the use of, or exposure to, a product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death

Please refer to the following website in Health Canada for details:

In Hong Kong, the above product is not a registered pharmaceutical product. Related news was previously issued by Health Canada, and was posted on the Drug Office website on 6 February 2016.

Ends/ Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Issued at HKT 13:00
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