Dettol soap sample fails quality test

After Maggi noodles a product of another multi-national brand has now failed laboratory test.

A sample of Dettol soap, a brand owned by Reckitt Benckiser (India) Limited has failed laboratory tests. Along with dettol soap, 10 other medicines have failed laboratory tests and a notice will soon be sent to them.

According to reports, the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) had collected samples from Agra in November last year and subsequently sent them for laboratory tests in Lucknow. The report was sent to the FDA and Dettol and 10 other medicines failed the tests and were also declared sub standard.

According to reports, the FDA collected a total of 11 samples of some medicines, tinctures and Dettol soap and all of them were found sub standard. “The wrapper of the sample of Dettol soap collected by us mentioned its weight to be 125gm. However, the actual weight in our tests was 117.0470gms. Besides, it was bought from the shop of one Santosh Kumar Valmiki who was found to be running the shop without a licence,” said Agra drug inspector RC Yadav.

The sample of the soap was found to be sub-standard and also failed our standard laboratory tests.


News – Indiatoday

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