DCGI slaps notice to Amazon, Flipkart for allegedly selling fake cosmetics

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 2,340 The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) slapped notices to e-commerce giants -Amazon and Flipkart for allegedly selling “spurious and adulterated” cosmetics including imported brands. The authority has been warned of severe actions in case of failing to respond within 10 days. The DGCI has warned them of penal action for “offering for sale, sale, and distribution of spurious, adulterated cosmetics and cosmetics manufactured without a valid license in contravention of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.” The law provides for penal actions ranging from monetary fine…

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