The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has been informed by the Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control of France has warned the French public about the recall of Hygiaflore Psyllium Bio Transit Capsule, a plant based food supplement by Super Diet due to presence of Ethylene oxide.
Ethylene oxide is carcinogenic in humans. Lymphoma and leukemia are most frequently reported to be associated with occupational exposure to ethylene oxide. Stomach and breast cancers may also be associated with ethylene oxide exposure.
The details of the affected product are as follows;
|Product name:||HYGIAFLORE PSYLLIUM BIO TRANSIT capsules|
|Manufacturer||SUPER DIET Laboratories|
|Type of packaging||Pill box of 100 capsules|
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The agency reportedly implored members of the public in possession of the affected product to discontinue use and submit stock to the nearest NAFDAC office.
NAFDAC implores distributors, retailers to exercise caution and vigilance to avoid the distribution and sale of the affected products while encouraging consumers to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks).