Health and Cosmetic Products Found Adulterated

Five types of cosmetic products were found to be adulterated with undeclared, potent western medicine. The find was made by the Laboratory of Pharmacy Section, Department of Scientific Services, Ministry of Health. The five products are:-

SS two Day Cream; SS two Herbal Cream; SS two Treatment Cream;

Skin Magical Kadenang Ginto Rejuvenating Facial Toner Nombor One; and Skin Magical Kadenang Ginto Rejuvenating Cream Nombor One.

The adulterants 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 of sale and/or Cosmetic Notification Acknowledgement Letter for the stated products. Therefore, the products as listed above 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 them.

For further information and communication, the public may contact the Compliance and Licensing Section at 2393298 extension 208; or send an e-mail to pharmacy.enforcement@moh.gov.bn; or go directly to 1st Floor, Compliance and Licensing Section, Department of Pharmaceutical Services' Building, Kampung Madaras, Mukim Gadong A; or call Talian Darussalam at 123.

Source: Radio Television Brunei