19 Sep '11, 8am

HSA suspends licence of Zerin 500mg paracetamol tablets

SINGAPORE - The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has suspended the licence of Zerin 500mg tablets because they do not comply with quality standards. HSA said the Zerin tablets are used for the relief of fever and pain, and are available as an over-the-counter medicine. All sales and distribution of Zerin tablets have been discontinued from the public healthcare institutions, private medical clinics and pharmacies. Consumers who have stocks of Zerin tablets are advised to stop consuming the product, but HSA said those who have already taken the affected product should not be unduly alarmed as the product defect poses minimal risk to health. Despite the low risk to the individual consumer's health, HSA said it is suspending Zerin tablets due to product defects recently found. It said this is to "prevent the exposure of members of the public to a product that is not compliant ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110919-0000768/HS...

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