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TOPSTOXIN can be fatal, NAFDAC warns

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has warned against misuse of TOPSTOXIN Fumigation tablets.

The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, in a statement in Abuja on Monday said TOPTOXIN fumigation contained Aluminum Phosphide which she said served as household insecticide but which could cause severe injuries and untimely death, when misused.

“We hereby advise the general public to desist from misuse of Topstoxin as fumigation in their homes and stores because it is injurious to health and could also cause untimely death.” she said.

In Ghana, two children are said to have died after their parents used the tablets in as a fumigation agent in the house.

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