Karachi, February 04, 2019 (PPI-OT): As per directives of Director General, PSQCA Mr. Abdul Aleem Memon, PSQCA team cracked down against Illegal / Sub-Standards Products of Bottled Drinking Water / R.O. Plants seized at the spot. In Karachi PSQCA team raided 09 (Nine) Bottled Drinking Water / R.O. plants and seized due to Illegal / Sub-Standard and without having Certification Marks License and there total stock were also seized on the spot, these includes Safe Life Water Brand Bottle Drinking Water (BDW) of M/s. Safe Life Water, Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi, R.O.Plant.pk (BDW unit in shop) located at Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi, Different Brands BDW of M/s. Aqua Fine + Premium Drinking Water, Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi, Aqua 24 and Aqua 76 Brands of M/s. Asim and Qasim Enterprises, Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi, Faris Brand of M/s. Faras Mineral Water, Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi, Hydronium Brand of M/s. Hydronium Water, Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi, Dropice Brand of M/s. Pure Drinking Water, Mosimiyat Road, Karachi, M/s. Qaswa Water Brand located at Shop No.06, Near Dow Hospital, Karachi and Ozone Brand of M/s. Ozone Healthy Water, Gulzar-e-Hijri Garden, Karachi. The above units were involved in illegal manufacturing, stock and sale of bottled drinking water and therefore, they were seized as per SRO 638(1)/2001 of Bottled Drinking Water and PSQCA Act VI of 1996.
The Director General, PSQCA Mr. Abdul Aleem Memon said that surveillance team were striving to trace Sub-Standard Products and illegal manufacturers of Bottled Drinking Water and Strict action would be taken against the companies if they were found preparing sub-standard products/water.
For more information, contact:
Media Adviser, PSQCA
Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA)
Government of Pakistan
(Ministry of Science and Technology)
Cell No. 0333-2266957
Tel: (92-21) 99206546
Fax: (92-21) 99203919