Cops dealt a major blow to the bleaching trade on Tuesday after over 78,000 tubes of creams were seized during a raid on a establishment in Kingston.

Detectives from the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Branch (C-TOC) arrested and charged one with the find. He has been charged with with breaches of the Pharmacy, Food and Drug, and Customs laws.

According to the police many distributors of these products are selling products not registered with the Ministry of Health, or require prescriptions.