Rwanda recalls syrup from Kenya, claims its substandard
Rwandan Food and Drug Authority (FDA) has recalled syrup imported from Kenya from their market for failing to meet the set standards.
FDA in a statement said the affected drug (Totomo)l, 120mg/5ml (Toto-moL) was found with particulate matter.
“Referring to the spontaneous reports from the clients, retail pharmacies and further investigation conducted by the Rwanda FDA, where Paracetamol Suspension 120 mg/5ml (Toto-moL®) was found with particulate matters in the suspension,”
“Rwanda FDA instructs all importers, central medical stores, wholesale pharmacies, district pharmacies, retail pharmacies, public and private health facilities in possession of the said drug to stop its distribution, dispensing and return the drug to their suppliers,” read the statement in part.
Totomol is a babies’ painkiller manufactured by a Kenyan pharmaceutical company Laboratory & Allied Limited.