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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-319 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of Unregistered and Unfortified Flour Products

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-319 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of Unregistered and Unfortified Flour Products

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-316 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption   of the following Unregistered and Unfortified Food Oil  Products:

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-316 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the following Unregistered and Unfortified Food Oil Products:

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-318 || Suspension of Sale/Marketing/Distribution of Sanofi Pasteur, Inc.’s Tetravalent Vaccine (Live, Attenuated)(Dengvaxia)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-318 || Suspension of Sale/Marketing/Distribution of Sanofi Pasteur, Inc.’s Tetravalent Vaccine (Live, Attenuated)(Dengvaxia)

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-317 || ACCEPTANCE OF ALL APPLICATIONS AT THE FOOD AND DRUG ACTION CENTER (FDAC) CASHIER

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-317 || ACCEPTANCE OF ALL APPLICATIONS AT THE FOOD AND DRUG ACTION CENTER (FDAC) CASHIER

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-315 || Voluntary Recall of BD Vacutainer K2 EDTA (K2E) 3.6mg Blood Collection Tube, 13 x 75mm x 2.0mL

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-315 || Voluntary Recall of BD Vacutainer K2 EDTA (K2E) 3.6mg Blood Collection Tube, 13 x 75mm x 2.0mL

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-314 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unnotified Cosmetic Products (Batch 67)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-314 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unnotified Cosmetic Products (Batch 67)

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-313 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 13)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-313 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 13)

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-312 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 12)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-312 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 12)

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-311 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the following Unregistered Food Products:

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-311 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the following Unregistered Food Products:

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-310 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the following Unregistered Food Supplements:

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-310 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the following Unregistered Food Supplements:

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-309 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the following Unregistered Food Supplements:

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-309 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the following Unregistered Food Supplements:

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-308 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the following Unregistered Food Products:

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-308 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the following Unregistered Food Products:

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-307 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unnotified Cosmetic Products (Batch 63)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-307 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unnotified Cosmetic Products (Batch 63)

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-306 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 11)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-306 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 11)

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-305 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 10)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-305 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 10)

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-304 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 9)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-304 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Counterfeit Cosmetic Products (Batch 9)

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-303 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the Following Unregistered Food Supplements Claiming to Contain L-Glutathione:

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-303 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the Following Unregistered Food Supplements Claiming to Contain L-Glutathione:

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-297 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the Following Unregistered Food Products and Food Supplements:

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-297 || Public Health Warning Against the Purchase and Consumption of the Following Unregistered Food Products and Food Supplements:

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017-299 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unregistered Household/Urban Pesticide Products (Batch 19)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017-299 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unregistered Household/Urban Pesticide Products (Batch 19)

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  • FDA Advisory No. 2017- 296 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unnotified Toy and Childcare Article (TCCAs) Products (Batch 11)

    FDA Advisory No. 2017- 296 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unnotified Toy and Childcare Article (TCCAs) Products (Batch 11)

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FDA Circular No. 2017-013

Guidelines on the Issuance of Clearance for Customs Release of Radiation Devices by the Food and Drug Administration - Center for Device Regulation, Radiation Health and Research

I RATIONALE / BACKGROUND

Pursuant to Section 1(a) of Presidential Decree (PD) No. 480 entitled "Creating Radiation Health Office in the Department" dated 06 June 1974 as amended by PD No. 1372 and under Republic Act No. 9711 also known as "The Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009", the Center for Device Regulation , Radiation Health, and Research (CDRRHR) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is empowered to regulate the import and export of radiation devices that can be ionizing such x-ray devices and non-ionizing such as laser, ultrasound, scanners and infrared radiation devices and others.

ANNOUNCEMENT 

Postponement of the Conduct of The Licensing Seminar on A.O.34 For Drugstores and Outlets

Please be informed that the conduct of the Licensing Seminar on A.O. 34 for Drugstores and Outlets on 13 December 2017 and 19 December 2017, is POSTPONED and moved to FIRST QUARTER OF 2018

FDA WARNS VS FAKE PRODUCTS

CEBU CITY - The head of the government agency tasked with ensuring the safety, quality and efficacy of food, medicines, cosmetics and medical devices has asked the public anew to be more conscious about buying and taking counterfeit products citing its health risks.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director Nela Charade Puno said that counterfeit products may be contaminated or contain the wrong or no active ingredient.
"They could also have the right active ingredient but at the wrong dose. Counterfeit food, drugs and cosmetics are illegal and may be harmful to your health," Puno explained.
Puno said that the FDA received reports that unscrupulous traders are flooding the local market with unregistered and untested food, drugs and other pharmaceutical products.
She advised the public not to buy these products from establishments or on-line stores operating without the necessary government permits.
"Consumers must be vigilant in buying these food and other health products. Purchase only from government licensed pharmacies and make sure that they have the Certificate of Product Registration (CPR) from the FDA," Puno said.
Puno added that in order to combat counterfeit food, drug and cosmetic products, the FDA is working with other state agencies like the Philippine National Police, local government units and the private sector to help protect the nation's food and drug supply from the threat of counterfeits.
Last year the FDA signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Philippine National Police (PNP) which organized the FDA-PNP Task Force D-PUNCH or Destroying Products Unfit for Human Consumption.

She urged the public to report to the FDA Task Force headed by retired General Allen Bantolo, suspected counterfeit products.
The FDA REU recently seized unregistered health products and compounding equipment approximately worth more than P10 million and shut down a Mandaue-Cebu based pharmacy and mini-laboratory as it stepped up its campaign against counterfeit products in the Visayas region.
Seized and confiscated were several boxes of Glutathione, vitamin c in powder form, Bio-C, Immuno Factor and minerals tablets and other additives/components for manufacturing injectable health products.
Assorted packaging materials, labeling materials, equipment used in manufacturing health products, computers, and receipts of sales transactions were also seized during the raid.
Supervising the Cebu operation were Gen. Bantolo and Atty. Guillermo G Danipog, Jr., with PNP-PRO7 led by PSupt. Reynaldo A Magdaluyo.
Puno also acknowledged the support of P/CSUPT Jose Mario Espino, PNP Regional Director of Region VII, for the success of the operation.
An alleged accountant of American Compounding Pharmacy, Inc. was arrested after the latter failed to present a valid license to operate, and for selling unregistered health products.
Under Republic Act 9711 or the Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009, any person caught selling fake medicines will face a 1 to 10 years of imprisonment or a fine of P50,000 to P100,000.

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