||Slim- 30 Herb Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredient
ISSUE: - July 16, 2010 -FDA lab analysis of Slim-30 Herb Supplement distributed by the company was found to
contain undeclared N-Desmethyl Sibutramine and traces of Sibutramine.
Sibutramine is an FDA-approved drug used as an appetite suppressant for weight loss.
The FDA has not approved this product, therefore the safety and effectiveness of the product is unknown.
This product poses a threat to consumers because Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure
and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of
coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.
BACKROUND: Slim-30 Herb Supplement is marketed as a Natural Herb for Weight Loss.
Slim-30 Herb Supplement is packaged in plastic bottles containing 30 capsules per
bottle and bears UPC 8 31457 005009
2. The affected lot/code being recalled is 032009.
The product was sold to distributors and retail stores nationwide
and China and via internet sales.
No illnesses or injuries have been reported to the company to date in connection with this product.
J & H Besta Corp. is taking this voluntary action because of the concern for the health and safety of consumers.
The company has discontinued distribution of this affected product lot.
It sincerely regrets any inconvenience to our customers.
RECOMMENDATION: Consumers should not consume the Slim-30 Herb Supplement
and should return it immediately to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions should
contact Jason Wang at 516-735-1436, Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, EDT.
Report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to
the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:
Mail: return the postage-paid FDA form 3500, which may be downloaded from the MedWatch "Download Forms" page, to
address on the pre-addressed form
[07/16/2010 - Press Release- J & H Besta Corp.]
Page Last Updated: 07/19/2010