Spurious sanitizers, COVID -19 test kits worth Rs 37L seized in Krishna

Under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, persons indulging in the sale of Drugs, Diagnostic Testing Kits without possessing valid drug licenses are liable for imprisonment for 3 to 5 years.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  3 Feb 2022 3:32 AM GMT
Spurious sanitizers, COVID -19 test kits worth Rs 37L seized in Krishna

Vijayawada: Drugs Control Administration (DCA) has seized spurious hand sanitizers and COVID -19 test kits worth Rs 37 lakh in the Krishna district.

On credible information, DCA officials raided Vaishnavi Garments aka Vaishnavi Enterprises at Subbaramaiah Street and found spurious hand sanitizers and COVID-19 test kits worth Rs 37 lakh.

During the investigation, they found that Vaishnavi Enterprises did not possess any drug licence.

Officials seized stocks under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, and Medical Devices Rules, 2017.

Under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, persons indulging in the sale of Drugs, Diagnostic Testing Kits without possessing valid drug licenses are liable for imprisonment for 3 to 5 years.

Any violations under Medical Devices Rules, 2017 will be viewed seriously and necessary actions will be taken as per law, officials said.

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