MCI, A Detergent Factory was shut down by the Committee in charge of Considering the Industrial Violations

17 May 2015
​No Laboratory and Rickety Equipment were used
MCI announced that the committee in charge of considering the industrial violations had shut down a factory producing detergents in Sulaiy quarter, east of Riyadh, after monitoring a number of violations in the production lines. The owner was summoned for investigation and taking the legal procedures against him, including his commitment to amend and remove the violations and all their impacts. MCI inspectors had confiscated large quantities of detergents in violation.
MCI inspectors monitored the lack of a laboratory for mixing the chemicals, as well as rickety equipment were used, besides the products were not in conformity with the approved specifications and standards, in addition the commercial data were incomplete, also the production yard was unclean, where a random kitchen for labors was found. This is contrary to the necessary conditions and requirements.
MCI inspection teams confiscated more than 120 cartons of soap, 50 cartons of detergents, 100 cartons of chlorine, as well as 100 cartons of floor detergents and 70 cartons of glass polishing.
It is worth mentioning that MCI had announced earlier the founding of a committee to consider the industrial violations and to be specialized in following up the industrial project violations in the Kingdom, and to impose the necessary penalties against the perpetrators and violators of the Rules & Regulations. MCI aims of founding such Committee to activate the inspection and control roles and to develop the industrial sector, as well as to improve the economic and industrial environment in the Kingdom.
This comes within the Ministry`s efforts to follow up all the factories and production lines in all regions of the Kingdom, in order to verify their conformity with the needed requirements, and to monitor any abuses or attempts to cheat consumers.
MCI emphasizes that it will not tolerate in imposing the legal penalties on violators and those involved in fraud and counterfeiting, and calls on all consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Notification Center in the Ministry on 1900.
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018