The Ministry of Well being (MoH) has suggested that a medical product alert issued by the World Well being Organisation (WHO) has recognized contaminated paediatric medicines Africa, South East Asia and Central Asia.
The WHO has famous that these contaminated medicines comprise unacceptable quantities of diethylene glycol and ethylene glycol and are thought-about unsafe, particularly for youngsters, and thus could end in severe harm or dying.
The merchandise, recognized under, are manufactured in India and Indonesia:
These merchandise aren’t registered to be used in Trinidad and Tobago.
On this regard and out of an abundance of warning, the MoH is warning individuals in possession of those merchandise to chorus from utilizing them, and as an alternative, return them.
Further info could be obtained by contacting the Workplace of the Director of the Chemistry, Meals and Medication Division at 623-5242 or by e-mailing cfdd@well being.gov.tt.