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Health Sciences Authority

Illegal Health Products and the Law

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Illegal Health Products and the Law

Illegal health products usually contain ingredients that are controlled under the medicines' laws.

For activities involving illegal health products, such as import or sale, offenders may be liable for prosecution under the Medicines Act and/or the Poisons Act.

Such offences are tenable to a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment and/or fined up to $10,000 for each offence under the Poisons Act, or $5,000 for each offence under the Medicines Act.

Click here to learn more about the legislation governing the sale of health products in Singapore.