Contracts & Commercial

Cosmetic Company fined for Possession of Fake Lip Balm

Date: 16 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 (Bernama) - A company selling cosmetic products was fined RM5,000 by the Sessions Court here today for having 245 units of fake Vaseline lip balm at its premises last year.

Judge Manira Mohd Nor meted out the fine on Zaid & Rafiq Brothers Sdn Bhd after its director Rashdan Ab Ghani, 46, pleaded guilty on behalf of the company.

The company was charged with having in its possession for supply of 220 units of Vaseline Lip Therapy (Original) and 25 units of Vaseline Lip Therapy (Cocoa Butter) 25 with false trade description.

The offence was committed at the premises of Zaid & Rafiq Brothers Sdn Bhd, Lot. 6.21, 6th Floor, Plaza GM, Lorong Haji Taib here at 12.05 pm on Oct 31, 2017.

The company was charged under Section 8 (2) (c) of the Trade Description Act 2011.

Deputy public prosecutor from the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry, Nurul Azrina Mohamed Yusof prosecuted.

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