MCI closed two warehouses in Dammam and confiscated 180 thousand counterfeit cosmetics

16 Dec 2013
MCI detected  labors filling cosmetics and falsifying the dates of manufacture for famous brands 
MCI closed two repositories belonging to  Skin Care Centers in Dammam after detecting  more than 180 thousand of expired cosmetics, and other counterfeit ones for famous brands. These items had been packed and the date of manufacture had been falsified and then marketed to the shops.  The owners had been summoned for investigation and taking legal procedures against them.
The materials that had been confiscated included expired and adulterated large amounts of different types of soaps, shampoos and  creams. 
MCI inspection teams found out some sites inside the warehouses for filling and packing the expired materials, while the labors put the stickers with a new date to delude the consumers that such items are newly manufactured.
MCI inspection teams had carried out intensive rounds on commercial warehouses in Dammam to check out their work, and to detect any products that may impair the health and safety of consumers, and to punish the violators.                           
MCI would like to emphasize that it will continue the inspection rounds on markets, warehouses, shops, and all commercial Est.  to ensure their regular work, and there are not any fraud practices on the consumers , or selling and marketing any expired or corrupted products  .
MCI also stresses that it will not tolerate  with the violators and those involved in the practice of fraud , and all that put the health and safety of consumers at risk.
MCI calls all the consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Report Center on the phone No. 800 124 1616
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018