MCI, Cosmetics Plant was shut down in Al Manakh Quarter, South of Riyadh

28 Jun 2015
​Violations were monitored in the Production Line and all Quantities had been seized
MCI had shut down a plant, producing cosmetics in Al Manakh quarter, south of Riyadh, after detecting some violations in the production lines. The MCI committee considering the industrial violations had issued a decree to shut down the site, till removing the violations and their impacts.
MCI inspectors had seized all the quantities in violation, and summoned those responsible for investigation and taking the legal penalties against them.
The violations included manufacturing cosmetics under high temperatures in an open production site, non-compliance with safety and hygiene by labors, as well as the lack of a laboratory for examining the samples, and the production line was not based on an official specification.
The violations also included storing products that are not within the factory production line, in addition to monitoring anonymous garments and poor organization of the site.
It is worth mentioning that MCI had announced earlier closing several violating factories, in accordance with the resolutions of the Committee to consider the industrial violations, which is specialized in following up and monitoring the violations of the industrial projects in the Kingdom.
MCI aims to activate the control roles by establishing this Committee, as well as to develop the industrial sector, besides improving the economic and industrial environment in the Kingdom.
MCI stresses that it would follow-up and monitor all the factories and production lines in all regions of the Kingdom, in order to ensure the conformity of production lines with the requested conditions, as well as to monitor any abuses or attempts to adulterate the consumers.
The Ministry also emphasizes that it will not tolerate in imposing the legal penalties on violators and perpetrators, 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