Tuesday, May 22, 2012

26 slimming products, mostly from China, banned by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned 26 slimming products found to be bad for health.

The DFA has also ordered for the recall of the products, which were found containing amphetamine, sibutramine, and steroids. The products are not registered and not approved to be sold in the market, and are in direct violation of R.A. No. 9711, also known as the Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009, which rules slimming products "pose imminent danger or injury to the consuming public."

Banned products:

  1. Ballet Dancer Fat Reducing
  2. Bio-Lissom Fat Reducing
  3. Brazilian Slimming Coffee
  4. Cell Life Slimming Coffee
  5. Elegant Shape Fat Reducing
  6. Goodliness Fat Reducing
  7. Happyslim
  8. Leisure 18 Slimming Coffee
  9. Lightness Fat Reducing
  10. Maggie Fitness Essence
  11. Mei Shen Ting Anti-Obesity
  12. Modeling Fat-Reducing
  13. New Original Lightness Fat-Reducing
  14. Pearl White Slimming
  15. Perfect Figure Slimming
  16. Perfect Slim Fat Reduction Cosmetic
  17. Perfect Slim Purely Natural Fat Reduction Cosmetic
  18. Pill for Weight Reduction
  19. Pretty Model
  20. Qiaomei Fat Binder
  21. Qi Xian Nu
  22. Seven Days Miracle
  23. Shaping Body Fat Loss
  24. Slim and Beauty Slimming
  25. Slim Up Extra Whitening and Reducing
  26. Xianzimei Fat Reduction

FDA acting director Suzette Lazo ordered FDA officers all over the country to “seize immediately the above identified products from all outlets or establishments where they may be found for custody and proper disposition.”

It was known most of the products came from China.

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