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CPA bans mosquito killer device (Par Par) in Oman


Muscat: His Excellency Sulayem Ali Sulayem Al Hakmani, Consumer Protection Authority Chairman, issued a decision number

(308/2021) regarding prohibiting access to mosquito killer device (Par Par) based upon the authority's regulation issued by

a Royal Decree number (53/2011) and to the Consumer Protection Law issued by a Royal Decree number (96/2014) and its

implementation regulation.

The first article of the decision stated prohibiting access to mosquito killer device (Par Par) made in China for lack of

conformity for the approved specifications standard. The second article ensured that the available quantities of the product

mentioned in the first article shall be withdrawn from the Sultanate's markets.

The third article of the decision stated non-breaching of criminal penalties stated in Consumer Protection Authority Law.

Each person violating this decision shall be imposed to an administration penalty of at least (50) fifty Omani Riyals and shall

not exceeds (1000) one thousand Omani Riyals. The penalty shall be doubled in case of repetition.

In case this violation continued, an administration penalty of (50) fifty Omani Riyals shall be imposed for each day of

violation to a ceiling of (2000) two thousand Omani Riyals.

The fourth article stated that the concerned shall execute this decision as from its effective date.

The authority recalls all the suppliers to necessarily oblige with what the decision stated by not accessing the product, work

on withdrawing it from the markets in order to ensure the consumers' health and safety and to avoid the legal liability in

case of violating. The authority recalls everyone to cooperate and report any violation or breaching through the different

communication channels related to the authority.

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