Alcohol based Hand Sanitizer manufactured by Auhui) Medipharim Company Limited in China is substandard and must be withdrawn from circulation as it is substandard and does not meet the requirements on its label claim.
This is according to a press release issued by Pharmacy Board Sierra Leone.
The Press release by the Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone states that as part of its legal mandate to ensure that only good quality, safe and potent medicines and other regulated products are available for use in Sierra Leone, it is undertaking an exercise to test and verify the content of several products.
According to the Press Release the Pharmacy Board says the public is advised to desist from using the Hand Sanitizer manufactured by Auhui Medipharim Company Limited in China as it has been proven by the Board to be substandard.
The release adds that the quality control analysis the hand sanitizer has failed to meet the required chemical ingredients and that the Pharmacy Board cannot assure the safety for its use.