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Adulterated Health Products
June 22nd, 2017 | 08:15 AM | 2094 views
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
Two health products have been tested by the laboratory of Pharmacy Laboratory Services, Ministry of Health and found to be adulterated with undeclared substance. The affected products are:
Baschi Quick Slimming Capsule and Gorgeousleem Advanced Capsule. The adulterant found in the products can cause adverse effects that are potentially hazardous to the people using them.
The Ministry of Health has not issued any approval for the importation for the sale of these affected products. Following these findings, the products are not allowed to be imported and sold in Brunei Darussalam.
Members of the public who have purchased or used these products are advised to stop using them immediately. They should also consult a medical practitioner if they feel unwell or experience any undesirable reactions as a result of using the products.
Members of the public are also reminded that it is an offence under the Medicines (Cosmetic Products) Regulations, 2007 to import and market cosmetic products in the local market without a Cosmetic Product Notification Acknowledgement Letter issued by the Authority, where the penalty for contravening these regulations upon conviction, is a fine not exceeding 5 thousand dollars, imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or both.
For further information, the public may contact the Health Regulations Services at 2384182, send an e-mail to '[email protected]' or go directly to the Health Regulations Services, 1st Floor, Ministry of Health, Jalan Menteri Besar, Brunei Darusalam or contact Talian Darussalam 123.
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