Inspectors detect large quantity of smuggled cosmetics

Inspectors from Market Management Bureau in Hanoi yesterday discovered cosmetic stores to sell a large quantity of smuggled goods without indications of origins and receipt.

Through inspection of five stores of Xuan Thuy Cosmetics Company at 18 and 29 Bach Mai Street in  Hai Ba Trung District, at 86 Tran Duy Hung Street in Cau Giay District, at 368 Nguyen Trai in Thanh Xuan District and at 38 Kham Thien Street in Dong Da District, inspectors discovered and seized over 100,000 smuggled cosmetics including shampoo, lip sticks.

The company leader could not show any certificates of origin and quality issued by responsible agencies.

Worse, among smuggled goods inspectors seized, a number of them are fakes and even have no brand names. Moreover, the company has poured the imported cosmetic materials into small bottles but it has not been noted quality and origin of the commodities.

By Nguyen Quoc – translated by Anh Quan

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