Sale Of Unregistered Product: Vegrow Capsule

The public is advised to avoid buying and using a traditional product, ‘Vegrow Capsule’ with registration number MAL08111900TC, which is traditionally used for strengthening the body and maintenance of general health. The product registration holder for ‘Vegrow Capsule’ is Maxherbs Trading, Selangor and the manufacturer is Solar Victory Sdn Bhd, Selangor.

Sale Of Three (3) Unregistered Products

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:-

Report By Hong Kong Consumer Council On Toxic Chemicals Found In Nail Polishes

Hong Kong Consumer Council reported on 16 August 2010 through their official website regarding a nail polish test conducted by them involving 42 models. All tested models had heavy metal (lead, mercury and arsenic) contents which were in compliance with the limits specified in the Mainland's Hygienic Standard for Cosmetics. However, prohibited substances in cosmetic use such as benzene was detected in 4 models with concentration ranging from 9.7ppm to 260ppm while DEPH (Diethylhexyl Phthalate) was found in one model at a concentration level of 10ppm.

Warning To Medicinal Or Health Food Manufacturers That Adulterate Their Products With Scheduled Poisons

Press Release By Minister Of Health Malaysia In Conjunction With Official Visit To The Pharmaceutical Services Division On 5 August 2010

It is alarming to note the trend of irresponsible parties who adulterate their products in traditional medicines, food or beverages and cosmetics with poisons (controlled medicines). Among the prevalent adulterants are :