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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

 
Canada: Foreign Product Alert: Excellence Losing Weight capsules, Meizitang Botanical Slimming 100% Natural Soft Gel, Natural Model capsules, Boss Number #Six, Bull, Bull's Genital, Ginseng Power-X, Golden Night, Half Quite tablets, Maxagra capsules, Neophase Natural Sex Enhancer, Ninja-X, Sextra capsules, Weekend Prince, Wonder-Erect Male Gum, Amazon Tonic III, Licorice Coughing Liquid, Zhong Hua Niu Bian tablets were found to contain undeclared medicines
 
Health Canada announced that the following health products have been found by regulators in other countries to contain undeclared drug ingredients, toxic substances or high levels of heavy metals, which may pose serious health risks. 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 undeclared ingredients:

1) Unauthorized Weight Loss Products

• Excellence Losing Weight capsules: undeclared sibutramine
• Meizitang Botanical Slimming 100% Natural Soft Gel: undeclared diclofenac
• Natural Model capsules: undeclared sibutramine and phenolphthalein

2) Unauthorized Sexual Enhancement Products

• Boss Number #Six: undeclared tadalafil
• Bull, Bull's Genital, Half Quite tablets, and Weekend Prince: undeclared sildenafil
• Ginseng Power-X: undeclared sildenafil and sulfoaildenafil
• Golden Night: undeclared sildenafil and hydroxythiohomosildenafil
• Maxagra capsules: undeclared sildenafil and oxytetracycline
• Neophase Natural Sex Enhancer: undeclared hydroxyacetildenafil
• Ninja-X: undeclared sildenafil and thiosildenafil
• Sextra capsules: undeclared sildenafil and yohimbine
• Wonder-Erect Male Gum: undeclared vardenafil

3) Other Unauthorized Products

• Amazon Tonic III: undeclared oleandrin. Also, product is promoted as a cancer treatment. There is no evidence that it can treat cancer.
• Licorice Coughing Liquid: undeclared morphine
• Zhong Hua Niu Bian tablets: undeclared chloramphenicol and sildenafil

Please refer to the following website in Health Canada for details: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/../58884a-eng.php

In Hong Kong, the above products are not registered pharmaceutical products. Related news was previously issued by the FDA, TGA and Singapore HSA, and was posted on the Drug Office website on 19, 22, 27 January 2016, and 2, 3, 6, 11, 12, 16 and 23 February 2016.

Ends/ Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Issued at HKT 14:00
 
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