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The United States: Public Notification: Adipotrim XT contains hidden drug ingredient phenolphthalein
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Adipotrim XT, a product promoted for weight loss. This product was identified during an examination of international mail shipments. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Adipotrim XT contains phenolphthalein. Phenolphthalein is a chemical that is not an active ingredient in any approved drug in the United States. Studies have indicated that it may increase the risk of cancer.

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details:

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

Ends/Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018
Issued at HKT 15:00