2 Medical Shops Seized in Baramulla For Flouting Labeling Norms

Baramulla, Jun 21: Department of Legal Metrology on Monday seized two medical shops found involved in violation of labeling norms here. 

Assistant Controller Legal Metrology Baramulla/Kupwara Mudasir Ahmad said that one of the medical shop(s) was found offering for sale an identical product at different prices. He said that the shop priced one unit of Oximeter at Rupees 2999 and another identical unit at 3999.

In a separate case, as per the official, another medical shop was offering for sale Oximeters bereft of any statutory declarations.

The team seized the deceptive products and issued seizure memo against the medical shops on the spot, he said adding that a case in violation of Section 36 (1) of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 read with Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 has been made out in this regard and further legal proceedings set into motion. gns

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