The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and Pharmacy Council have warned of a rise in the sale of fake and substandard hydrogen peroxide on the market.
In a joint statement, the two institutions said, “A joint monitoring by officers of the Pharmacy Council and the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has revealed shortage of hydrogen peroxide in pharmaceutical facilities due to panic buying.
“This has given rise to the sale of fake and substandard hydrogen peroxide on the market. Pharmacies and over-the-counter medicine shops are hereby cautioned to always buy their stocks from licensed wholesalers and manufacturers,” the joint statement added.
Read full statement below: