BALIK PULAU: The Pharmaceutical Services Division of the Health Ministry will tighten checks on all beauty and well being meals merchandise offered on-line within the nation.
Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya mentioned this was with a view to detect pretend merchandise which might trigger unwanted side effects to customers between the ages of 15 and 30.
He warned that motion could be taken in opposition to these promoting pretend beauty and well being meals merchandise, particularly these hiding behind pretend well-known manufacturers, as they’re utilizing banned dangerous substances.
“Anyone who faces any drawback ought to come ahead and report back to the authorities in order that the required motion could be taken in opposition to the offender or culprits. I additionally wish to advise customers to be very cautious and to not be conned into utilizing pretend merchandise simply to look lovely.
“Instead, your well being shall be in danger after utilizing such merchandise for a while,” he informed newsmen after collaborating in a home repairing programme underneath the Touch Point 2.zero mission organised by the Implementation and Coordination Unit (ICU) of the Prime Minister’s Department at this time.
Present have been Teluk Bahang assemblyman Datuk Shah Headan Ayoob Hussain Shah, Bayan Lepas assemblyman Nordin Ahmad and state ICU director Datuk Syed Shaari Syed Abdullah.
Yesterday, it was reported that the Malaysian Consumer Protection and Welfare Board had obtained 400 complaints on the unwanted side effects of utilizing magnificence merchandise and well being meals of pretend well-known manufacturers.
The objects have been offered on-line at under 50 per cent the worth of the unique model.
Most of the objects have been sourced from Thailand, Hong Kong, China and South Korea, primarily concentrating on younger girls.
The widespread facet impact was dermatitis or itchy pores and skin rashes.
Earlier, Dr Hilmi, who can be Balik Pulau member of parliament, mentioned a complete of 198 homes in his constituency have been repaired at the price of RM1.7 million this 12 months.
Health Ministry to tighten checks on on-line gross sales of cosmetics and well being meals by: Pamela Hendrix published: