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Singapore: HSA Alerts Public to “Via.X For Men”, Found to Contain Undeclared Potent Ingredients Sildenafil and Propoxyphenyl Sildenafil
The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is alerting members of the public to the detection of undeclared potent ingredients in the product, “VIA.X For Men”. During HSA's routine product quality surveillance of health products, samples of “VIA.X For Men” were tested and found to be adulterated, containing undeclared potent ingredients, sildenafil and propoxyphenyl sildenafil. Nature's Farm Pte Ltd, the local distributor of the product had recalled the product from the market.

“VIA.X For Men”, sold locally at Nature's Farm outlets and selected medical halls, claims to contain only natural ingredients, including Red Algae Peptide Hydrolysate, Pycnogenol, L-Arginine and Zinc Gluconate. It is marketed as “a premium proprietary blend of scientifically proven ingredients specially made to boost performance and satisfaction”. HSA advises all consumers who may have “VIA.X For Men”, to stop consuming the product immediately. Those who have taken the product should seek medical attention if they are feeling unwell or are concerned about their health.

Please refer to the following website in HSA for details:

In Hong Kong, the above product is not a registered pharmaceutical product.

Ends/ Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Issued at HKT 12:00