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China Issues Alert Against ‘Chromium-Contaminated’ Capsules

2:24 AM MDT | April 17, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

The Chinese government says that the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA; Beijing) has issued a notice to suspend the selling and consumption of a list of capsules with reported excessive chromium contamination. Several commonly used drugs were packed into capsules made from industrial gelatin, which contains a much higher degree of chromium than edible gelatin, the government says. The SFDA has instructed its local bureaus to investigate the cases and examine the drugs. The Chinese Pharmacopoeia sets a clear standard for capsules and requires drug...

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