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February 22, 2000

Chinese Angel Health Products Recalls  Diabetes Hypoglucose Capsules and Pearl Hypoglycemic Capsules

Santa Monica, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Chinese Angel Health Products, Inc. is recalling Diabetes Hypoglucose Capsules and Pearl Hypoglycemic Capsules due to the presence of the undeclared drug Glyburide.

These products claim to contain only natural herbal ingredients.

Glyburide is a drug used to lower blood sugar. People who have low blood sugar or those with diabetes run the risk of serious or life threatening complications if they consume these products.

Consumers should stop using these products and seek medical advice, especially if they are currently being treated with other anti-diabetes drugs or if they have symptoms of fatigue, excessive hunger, profuse sweating, or numbness of extremities. Consumers who use these products can receive a dangerously high amount of Glyburide.

All product lots are being recalled. These products were distributed nationally and internationally via mail order and the Internet.

Diabetes Hypoglucose Capsules are packed in 70 capsules per bottle. Diabetes Hypoglucose Capsules are green and white. The label has green and black English printing with a picture of a plant.

Pearl Hypoglycemic Capsules are blue and white with Chinese characters, available in 60 capsules per bottle. The red, green, and black English label is placed over the Chinese manufacturer's label that contains black and green Chinese characters and a red logo.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers February 22, 2000.

 
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