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Woman dies of lead poisoning after purchasing Vietnamese hemorrhoids medicine from Facebook group through relatives and friends

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Woman dies of lead poisoning after purchasing Vietnamese hemorrhoids medicine from Facebook group through relatives and friends

CBS reported that aCaliforniathrough relatives and friends, womenFacebook(Facebook) The group purchases products that are said to have excellent therapeutic effects and contain herbal ingredients.vietnamCreated medicine for hemorrhoids, only to die of lead poisoning. The report states that the woman purchased this popular hemorrhoid medicine in Vietnam through relatives and friends and then mailed it to the United States. Whether consumers in the United States can purchase it directly from other channels remains to be investigated. Health officials urge people who have used Cao Boi Tri’s Thau Dau ointment to stop using it immediately and get their blood tested.

The Calaveras County Public Health Department in California recently released a statement on Facebook saying that testing found that Cao Boi Tri’s Thau Dau Hemorrhoids Ointment, which is claimed to have “miraculous curative effects” , it contains seriously excessive lead, and users are at risk. lead poisoning. Fatal risk. People who have used the ointments should stop taking them immediately and have a blood test.

This ointment is made in Vietnam, but the manufacturer does not have permission to ship directly to the United States. The California woman bought it through a Facebook group of relatives and friends in Vietnam, and then mailed it to the United States. The Calaveras County Public Health Department said in a statement that it was still unclear whether Americans could purchase the ointment through other unofficial channels.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not comment on the incident.

The report notes that in recent months, cases of severe excessive levels of toxic metals have frequently occurred in the United States. Products affected by the outbreak include baby apple puree, cinnamon powder, toy bracelets, infant cups, kettles, chocolates, etc. ,

Data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that lead was found in some spices imported from Vietnam, India and Syria, and in some medicinal powders used to relieve menstrual pain, arthritis and other symptoms or Bullets were also found. To include lead…

In the first quarter of this year, there were serious incidents related to excessive lead content: a croquet game set made in India and sold on the Amazon website was found to contain lead and was removed from shelves; A product made in China and sold on the Amazon website contains children’s crowns studded with lead-containing artificial diamonds; Lead has also been found in Chinese-made jewelry sold in branches of holiday brand Skechers across the United States.

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