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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

The United States: Public Notification: Seven Slim contains hidden drug ingredient phenolphthalein
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Seven Slim, a product promoted for weight loss. This product was identified by FDA during an examination of international mail shipments.

FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Seven Slim contains phenolphthalein. Phenolphthalein is a chemical that is not an ingredient in any approved drug in the United States. Studies have indicated that it presents a cancer-causing risk.

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details:

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

Ends/ Monday, March 02, 2015
Issued at HKT 13:00