Jul 16, 2018

Strict measures against skin whitening creams!

The Consumer Affairs Authority is to take strict action against cosmetic creams and applications that do not meet proper standards.

This was revealed with regard to disturbing information being revealed during the raids conducted by the CAA on creams and applications which claims to provide skin lightening within a short period targeting women, school children and males. The CAA noted that three such cream brands were taken into custody during these raids for not meeting proper standards and the owner of this product had been fined a sum of Rs. 75,000 by the Gangodawila Magistrate’s Court.

The CAA also notified that the Industries and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen would also take strict measures to protect the general public from such products that are manufactures without meeting proper quality and safety standards.


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