Australia/Canberra: Obelia Langsing Ideal recalls certain batch/lots of Biolo World Slimming Capsules due to undeclared substances, Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein, both controlled and prescription-only drugs under Australian law. Further, both substances have been withdrawn from sale in Australia over concerns due to Stroke and Carcinogenicity, respectively. ACCC: http://ht.ly/Dkbz308mC08
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Dietary Supplements are subject to this recall:
- Obelia Langsing Ideal Slimming Capsules,sold in a white bottle with a bus and wrote label
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According to the ACCC, the use of these Dietary Supplements may be harmful. Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein are prescription-only substances in Australia, meaning they cannot be sold without a physician’s approval. Further, Sibutramine was withdrawn from world markets in 2010 due to increased risk of cardiac events and Stroke. Phenolphthalein was withdrawn from sale in many markets in the late 1990s due to concern over its carcinogenicity with long term use.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Supplements, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish, preparation or medicine. Instead, kindly return the product to the store or other sales outlet where you purchased it for a full refund.
Customers should return the product for a full refund after contacting Obelia Langsing Ideal customer service on 02 8065 4069.
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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/15848
Recalls Direct RIN: 8180-2017
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Filed under: ACCC, Carcinogen (Cancer-causing), Death hazard, Dietary Supplements, Medical / Veterinary, Phenolphthalein, Sibutramine | Tagged: ACCC, ACCC PRA number: 2017/15848, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, Cancer-causing, Carcinogen, Obelia Langsing Ideal, Recalls Direct RIN: 8180-2017, suspected Heart Attack hazard, suspected Stroke hazard |