- CNTV English - CCTV News

5 more medicines recalled in Macao

06-03-2011 16:20 BJT

MACAO - Macao authority has recalled five more medicines, the Macao Daily Times reported on Friday.

The newspaper quoted a press statement released by the city's Health Bureau (SSM) as saying that the Hong Kong health authorities found plasticizer DEHP in "Well Tab," a medicine for stomach discomfort manufactured by China Chemical & Pharmaceutical and Pharm Company Limited, Taiwan.

Apart from recalling "Well Tab," the Hong Kong authority also endorsed the voluntary recall of four pharmaceutical products manufactured by Marching Pharmaceutical Limited even though no plasticizer was found.

Concerning that these products have all been imported into Macao, the SSM has asked local pharmacies, drug stores and distributors to remove these products from the market and also called on the public not to use these medicines if they have purchased them.

On Tuesday, an anti-gastric acid syrup, "Scrat Suspension Standard," was also recalled after examinations discovered DIBP, one of the 16 types of plasticizers that should not be used in food.

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: China Daily

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program