February 22, 2000Chinese 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,
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