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Posted at: Jun 13, 2019, 6:52 AM; last updated: Jun 13, 2019, 8:12 AM (IST)

Six retail outlets penalised for violation of rules

Six retail outlets penalised for violation of rules

Jammu, June 12

A team of drug control officers from the Drugs and Food Control Organisation (DFCO) conducted surprise checks at retail sale outlets in Ramgarh tehsil of Samba district on Wednesday.

The inspection was conducted under the supervision of Renuka Raina, Assistant Drugs Controller, Samba.

During the drive, the team served notices to six firms for violating provisions of Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. Moreover, drugs worth over Rs 1 lakh were confiscated on the spot, which comprised of banned fixed dose combinations and were expired.

The team also lifted drug samples of 10 formulations, including antibiotics, PPI, steroid, NSAIDs etc, to check their purity. The samples have been referred to the State Drug Testing Laboratories for framing legal opinion to ascertain their quality. —TNS

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