The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued warning letters to three companies, including Amazon, for selling unapproved products for removing moles and skin tags.
No over-the-counter medications have FDA approval for that purpose, and the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act prohibits interstate sale of unapproved drugs and cosmetics.
“It is the FDA’s duty to protect public health from harmful products not approved for the U.S. marketplace,” said Donald Ashley, director of the compliance office in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. “This includes where online retailers like Amazon are involved in the interstate sale of unapproved drug products. We will continue to work diligently to ensure that online retailers do not sell products that violate federal law.”…
Source: The Epoch Times