III. CONTENT AND COMPOSITION OF HEALTH SUPPLEMENTS IN SINGAPORE
By way of the Guidelines for Health Supplements, Health Supplements shall:
(i) not contain any other active substances except those stated on the label;
(ii) not contain any human part or substance derived from any part of the human body;
(iii) not contain substances controlled under the Poisons Act (Chapter 234);
(iv) not exceed the limits for microbial contamination and toxic heavy metals as specified in Tables 1 and 2 [of the Guidelines];
(v) not contain any substance above the limit specified in the List of Restricted Substances, such as for Vitamins and Minerals shown in Table 3 [of the Guidelines];
(vi) not contain any substance specified in the List of Prohibited Substances shown in Annex 1 [of the Guidelines];
(vii) not contain any active substance which is a chemically-defined isolated constituent of plants, animals or minerals, or a combination of any one or more of these, that has documented inherent pharmacological properties that could lead to the use of the substance for a medicinal purpose of treatment or prevention of any disease or disorder, including its related conditions;
(viii) not contain any substance that may adversely affect the health of the person taking the product;
(ix) not contain agents that can lead to animal-transmissible diseases such as Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE), if they contain ingredients derived from animal sources.
(x) be of acceptable standards of quality in terms of product stability, have adequate shelf-life period, proper packaging and labeling; and are manufactured and/or assembled under proper conditions; and
(xi) require the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) import permit if they contain substances (e.g. Hoodia, etc) listed under the Endangered Species (Import & Export) Act. Dealers should contact the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) for further information.
 [Includes applicable maximum levels and sources of Iron, Iodine, Potassium and Copper; Vitamin A, Nicotinic Acid, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin K]