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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

Singapore: HSA seized weight loss products and illegal medicines worth about $9,000 during an INTERPOL-Coordinated International Operation
The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) announces that it participated in the eleventh edition of Operation Pangea, an Internet-based enforcement action coordinated by INTERPOL over the period of 9 to 16 Oct 2018. During that week, HSA intensified surveillance against local websites to detect and disrupt the online sale of illegal health products in Singapore. 4,520 units of illegal health products with an estimated total street value of $9,000 were seized. The seized products included weight loss products and illegal medicines.

When HSA tested the seized weight loss products, they were found to contain the banned substance sibutramine, and some potent medicinal ingredients. The seized weight loss products include:
- Mzac Bodyshape Jamu Tradisional
- B Green Slimming Capsule
- Go Lean Detox
- 24 Hrs Burn

Please refer to the following website in HSA for details:

In Hong Kong, the above products are not registered pharmaceutical products.

Ends/Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018
Issued at HKT 15:00