A "prohibition order" with immediate effect since Wednesday for King Bros, importer of the Pacific brand. The ban "will be in effect until the importer does not satisfy the requirements of the Ministry, which wants electric fans of this brand are consistent with international standard IEC 60335-2-80 MS and they present no danger to consumers, "said Minister of Commerce, Industry and Consumer Protection, Cader Sayed-Hossen Wednesday in the National Assembly.
The importer must also make arrangements to retrieve all fans distributed among retailers. Now, the devices of the Pacific brand will also be accompanied by a certificate of conformity to an independent audit.
Cader Sayed-Hossen, interviewed by Radio Plus Thursday, November 21, announced a new Consumer Protection Bill will be presented to the National Assembly next year. This bill will make provision for regulating the importation and sale of fifty appliances.