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Substandard cosmetic producers fined for violations

Inspectors from the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday issued fines to several substandard cosmetic manufacturers which committed violations.
 

A cosmetic product of Thai Ngoc Nguyen Company which is fined for violations

A cosmetic product of Thai Ngoc Nguyen Company which is fined for violations

Thai Ngoc Nguyen Company in 116 Cau Xeo Street in Tan Phu District received a fine of VND125 million ($5,500), Tung An Commercial Company in 113 Le Lam Street in Tan Phuc District was fined VND80 million, Loi Phong Company in F2/44B village 6 in Binh Chanh District was asked to pay a fine of VND60 million and Minh Phuoc in 1055/77 Quang Trung Street in Go Vap District was fined VND30 milion.
All above-mentioned companies were fined because their product information file failed to meet the requirement, its content was adjusted without authority’s permission.
Moreover, they did not follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) of cosmetic products or equal level; additionally, they put on advertising whose content had not been censored by authority.
On the same day, informed by residents, health inspectors paid unscheduled visits to three dental officers in Tan Binh District detecting that they were operated illegally.
When inspectors asked the licence, three dental officers representatives could not show license and practicing certificates; accordingly inspectors asked Anh Linh Dental office in 57 Banh Van Tran Street in ward 7; Phuong An office in 95 Bau Cat Street in ward 14 and Nhan Tam in 22 Pham Van Bach Street in ward 15 to stop operation until they have license.

By THANH AN – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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