Sale Of Three (3) Unregistered Products

News categories: 
Released date: 
Wednesday, 22 September 2010

The public is advised to avoid buying and using three (3) traditional products namely Goji Plus Capsule, VnG400 and Promax Capsule which has been detected containing adulterants as follows:-

Product Name
(Registration Number Before Cancellation) 
Marketing Authorization Holder
Analysis Result
Goji Plus Capsule
Gentle Pursuit Sdn Bhd
Solar Victory Sdn Bhd
Thiosildenafil detected
Solar Victory Sdn Bhd
Solar Victory Sdn Bhd
Noracetildenafil detected
Promax Capsule
Nature Best Enterprise
Solar Victory Sdn Bhd
Thiodimethylsildenafil detected


There are a few different indications declared on the product’s label such as traditionally used to invigorate vital energy, strengthen the body and for general health.
The registration for the listed products has been cancelled by the Drug Control Authority (DCA) at its 231stmeeting on 26th August 2010 following the detection of scheduled poison in the product. Sildenafil (or its analogues) and tadalafil (or its analogues) are not allowed to be formulated in a product which is classified as a traditional product.
Sildenafil and tadalafil can only be supplied by doctors or available at pharmacies upon a prescription. The usage of sildenafil and tadalafil without proper diagnosis and monitoring by the doctor can cause serious adverse events such asdecreased in blood pressure, sudden decrease or loss of hearing and other cardiovascular effects. Hence, these products can cause detrimental effects to consumers who are at high risk of getting these adverse events.
The public is advised to stop using it and they can seek further advice from healthcare professionals, if needed.
Anyone who is in possession any of these products is advised to immediately cease selling, distributing or using it. Sellers are reminded that possession for sale of these products is an offence under the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations 1984. Any individual who commits an offence under these regulations can be fined up to a maximum of RM25,000 or a jail sentence not exceeding 3 years or both for the first offence, and for a subsequent offence, a fine up to a maximum of RM50,000 or a jail sentence not exceeding 5 years or both. A company found guilty can be fined up to RM50,000 for the first offence and fined up to a maximum of RM100,000 for a subsequent offence.