Karachi, October 14, 2022 (PPI-OT):As per directives of Director General, PSQCA Mr. Zainul Abedin, PSQCA team cracked down against Illegal / Sub-Standards and Non-License Products were seized and de-shelf at the spot. During the crackdown launched by Conformity Assessment, PSQCA Karachi Zone against illegal production in the different Markets of Johar Chowrangi, Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi. Inspectors of the Authority collected samples of Banaspati, Cooking Oil / Edible Oils and other mandatory products of different brands. The samples were tested on the spot and four (04) brands of Cooking oil / Banaspati were found non-conforming against relevant PSS.
During the surveillance activity PSQCA team found Non-License products i.e. Wheat Floor of Bake Parlor
Brand, Fruit Drink of Maza Brand, Skimmed Milk of Dairy King Brand, Skin Powder of Black Cat Brand, Skin Powder of Cool Brand, Skin Powder of Charlie Brand, Skin Powder of Prickly Heat Brand, Skin Powder of Medora Brand, Skin Powder of Tibet Brand, Skin Powder of OSEM Red Roses Brand, Skin Powder of OSEM Protocol Brand, Soap Prickly Heat Brand were seized. Non-Conforming brands were removed and seized. Notices were issued to the Manufacturers for recall of their product from market. All Stocks of Non Conformed, Non-License Illegal Products were de-shelved and seized. Further actions will also be initiated as per law.
The Director General, PSQCA Zainul Abedin has said that strict measures will be taken against the makers of illegal products and substandard items will not be tolerated in the market under the orders of the Federal government. No pressure will be accepted in this regard. He urged the officers to work honestly and commended them.
For more information, contact:
Media Adviser, PSQCA
Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA)
Government of Pakistan
(Ministry of Science and Technology)
Cell No. 0333-2266957
Tel: (92-21) 99206546
Fax: (92-21) 99203919