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This application is a service of the Singapore Government.

Health Sciences Authority

ARC Herbals Thuthuvalai

Recall No : PR130016
Date : 24 September 2013
Name of Product : ARC Herbals Thuthuvalai
Batch No. : N/A
Expiry Date : Six Months From Date of Manufacture
Pack Size : 100gm / packet
Class of Recall1 : 2
Level of Recall : Retail
Product Reference No : N/A
Local Company : M/s Jothi Store & Flower Shop
Manufacturer: ARC Herbals
Country of Manufacture : India
Reason(s) for Recall : Contains Arsenic above permissible limit of 5ppm.


1Class of Recall

Class 1 recall is initiated when the product defect poses a life-threatening situation to users. Some examples of defects that will result in a Class 1 recall are non-sterile injections, contamination with toxic substances and products with major labelling errors.

Class 2 recall is initiated when the problem or defect is unlikely to cause serious harm to users. Some examples of defects that will result in a Class 2 recall include products with minor labelling errors or products which fail to meet product specification or pharmacopoeia standards but are likely to cause minimal hazard to users.