Singapore: HSA gets rid of over 2,000 listings of prohibited wellness items


In June 2023, the Health And Wellness Sciences Authority ( HSA) took part in a one-week INTERPOL-led, internet-based procedure including 16 participant nations targeting the sale of prohibited wellness items.

The HSA revealed that it had actually gotten rid of over 2,000 listings of prohibited wellness items from neighborhood ecommerce systems and also found over 300 parcels delivered right into Singapore from abroad including prohibited sex-related improvement items throughout a week of escalated security from 1 June to 7 June 2023.

  • Sellers and also providers of wellness items must keep in mind that anybody that provides wellness items in Singapore that are faulty, fake or have actually been damaged might encounter a penalty of approximately SGD 100,000 and/or jail time for approximately 3 years.

On 21 June 2023, the HSA revealed that over 2,000 item listings of prohibited wellness items were gotten rid of from ecommerce systems and also 360 parcels of prohibited wellness items were explored throughout a one-week duration.

From 1 June 2023 to 7 June 2023, the HSA escalated its on the internet security of neighborhood ecommerce systems and also of parcels can be found in via Singapore’s boundaries.

The gotten rid of item listings and also prohibited sex-related improvement items confiscated by the HSA consist of numerous brand names of non listed, prescription-only medications and also sex-related improvement items which had actually formerly been examined and also discovered to be polluted.

Sellers and also providers have actually been advised not to market prescription medications and also clinical gadgets on ecommerce systems, or wellness items that are faulty or bring deceptive cases.

The HSA additionally warned the general public to be cautious of items making overstated sex-related improvement cases and also to get prescription-only medications for persistent problems just via examination with a physician.

The complete HSA statement might be discovered right here.

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