RM324,000 unregistered pharmaceutical and cosmetic products seized
ALOR SETAR: The Health Ministry has seized RM324,200 worth of unregistered pharmaceutical and cosmetic products during separate raids in Kulim on Monday.
State Health Department director Dr Othman Warijo the ‘Ops Putra’ raid was carried out by the Pharmaceutical Enforcement branch following complaints from the public.
“The raids were carried out at two illegal stores and one business premises where we seized 10,122 bottles of unregistered pharmaceutical products and 882 boxes of cosmetics products without the Malaysian Drug Control Authority security logo.
“The raiding team also seized 4,779 bottles of products contaminated by poison and also a digital device,” he said in a statement.