FDA Haryana and police unearthed a unit manufacturing spurious cosmetics

The State Drug Controller, Manmohan Taneja, said that this action has been taken following a tip off.


Last Updated on December 17, 2021 by The Health Master

Under the directions of Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij, a joint team of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Police today unearthed a factory manufacturing spurious cosmetics (shampoo) in Ambala Cantt.

FDA Haryana
FDA Haryana

The team has succeeded in recovering spurious products worth more than Rs 5 lakh from the possession of two arrested persons.

Giving information in this regard, Manmohan Taneja, State Drug Controller, FDA Haryana, said that in this joint action, the factory has been sealed and samples have been taken.

The accused were involved in manufacturing spurious shampoo products for Sunsilk and Clinic Plus in this factory and selling them further in the market.

Taneja also informed us that two workers, namely Bhupendra and Sitaram, have been arrested in this factory.

Duo arrested said that they were involved in manufacturing these products in the name of Hindustan Lever Company and selling these products in the market without a license.

He said that a case has been registered under various relevant sections.

Taneja said that the sealed factory is located in Gali No. 1, Sonia Colony, Mahesh Nagar, Ambala Cantt and further investigation into the matter is underway.

The State Drug Controller, Manmohan Taneja, said that this action has been taken following a tip off.

He said that as per the instructions of Haryana Health Minister, Sh. Anil Vij, the action has been successfully implemented and now those involved in manufacturing spurious products will not be excused.

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