20 Jul '11, 6am

HSA warns on counterfeit contact lenses #Singapore

HSA warns on counterfeit contact lenses #Singapore

The Health Sciences Authority said it has seized more than 100 boxes of fake colored contact lenses from five optical … The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) on Tuesday issued a warning on counterfeit contact lenses after some were found to have been sold in local optical stores. Such counterfeit products could have serious health implications to consumers, HSA said. The authorities were first notified of the fake contact lenses — known as FreshLooks ColorBlends — by the product's original supplier, CIBA VISION in mid June this year. The company is said to have received stocks of the products for exchange from at least five optical shops that were involved in selling the counterfeit goods. However, upon conducting its own investigations, they discovered that the products were not authentic and the company did not manufacture them. Speaking to the media on Tuesday, HSA's divi...

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