Basins containing substances for cosmetics production at Tóc Tiên Real Estate Commerce and Service Co,Ltd in Cần Thơ City. — Photo tienphong.vn
CẦN THƠ — The Market Watch Department of Mekong Delta Cần Thơ City has fined a local company VNĐ62 million (US$2,680) for producing fake cosmetics.
Tens of thousands of fake products have been seized.
Nguyễn Ngọc Hiền, deputy head of the department, said Nguyễn Thị Cẩm Tiên, director of Tóc Tiên Real Estate Commerce and Service Co,Ltd, has been fined for producing more than 85,660 boxes of cosmetics with unclear origin.
On October 15, the department’s inspectors raided the company in Ninh Kiều District’s An Bình Ward.
The company was found to lack certificates for cosmetics production or the certificate of goods with origin.
More than 85,662 boxes of unlabelled cosmetics were seized. More than 250 tubes of Velvet Whitening and 65 boxes of Baby Powder Allatoin without clear origin were also seized.
The whole batch of cosmetics, worth over VNĐ1.2 billion (nearly $52,000), would be destroyed. — VNS