The Food and Drug Administration has warned consumers to exercise extreme caution in the use of two slim food supplement products after it was discovered that the two products contain ingredients that can pose health danger to consumers.
The two products in question are Lyn FS3 which was found to contain bisacodyl, a stimulant laxative which increases movement of intestine, and Lyn Block Burn Break Build which contains sibutramine.
Both products are produced by Food Science Supply Service Co in Pathum Thani province.
FDA announced today (April 27) that the medical science centre in Chon Buri had tested samples of the two products collected from shops which sell food supplement products in Tambon Ban Suan, Muang district.
The findings of the tests show the two products contain the two ingredients, sibutramine and bisacodyl which can be dangerous to health and constitute impure food substance. Violation is liable to two-year imprisonment and/or a fine of not exceeding 20,000 baht.
FDA said the health office in Chon Buri was considering legal action against the producer and distributor of the two slim food supplements.
Earlier, the FDA declared Magic Skin cosmetics and food supplements illegal and it has threatened to take legal action against celebrities and net idols who served as its product presenters.
Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (ThaiPBS)