Singapore aesthetic doctor accused of causing patient's death gets new charges for supplying 'unwholesome' health products

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Chan Bingyi, 34, was accused of causing the death of a patient during an aesthetic procedure due to negligence. ― TODAY pic

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Tuesday, 06 Dec 2022 12:39 PM MYT

SINGAPORE, Dec 6 — A 34-year-old medical doctor, who was accused of causing the death of a patient during an aesthetic procedure due to negligence, today (December 6) received three new charges in court related to expired and unregistered therapeutic products he allegedly provided.

Chan Bingyi, a Singaporean, is accused of contravening the Health Products Act on three occasions in March 2019 at the Revival Medical & Aesthetics Centre, which is located in the Esplanade Xchange mall.

Court documents showed that the first two instances allegedly took place on March 18.

The prosecution charged Chan with supplying an “unwholesome health product” by possessing 21 ampoules of adrenaline which had passed the expiry date of Jan 30 that year, as well as supplying an unregistered health product by possessing three bottles of the anesthetic skin cream J-Cain lidocaine.

As for Chan’s third charge, he is accused of similarly supplying an unwholesome health product by possessing an ampoule of Shintamet on March 25, which had passed the expi...

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