Abu Dhabi recalls 5,453 products from market over safety non-compliance

The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has recalled 5,453 items for non-compliance with safety and quality requirements.

As part of its ongoing efforts on product safety, the Abu Dhabi QCC had conducted inspections on 56,983 samples of various controlled products being traded, including toys, electrical appliances, tires, tobacco products and household cleaning products during the 3rd quarter of 2019.

A total of 2,201 items were also corrected during the safety exercise.

The verification and inspection of products were carried out in the markets of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi from January 1 to September 30 2019.

A total of 56,983 items of various products in the market were inspected including toys, household electrical appliances, vehicle tyres, smoking products and household cleaners.

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The exercise verified the accuracy of 7,454 legal measuring instruments and the validity of the quantities in 15,400 pre-packaged products belonging to 555 food products at factories and suppliers.

Details of the recalled and corrected products can be found on manaa.esma.gov.ae.

“The inspection campaigns come as part of the Council’s ongoing efforts to achieve its vision of improving quality infrastructure and contributing to empowering Abu Dhabi globally and its mission to develop a quality infrastructure that promotes quality culture, industrial development, competitiveness and consumer safety,” said Sultan Al Mehairi, spokesperson for the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council.

The Abu Dhabi Quality Council is a government agency which ensures products comply with quality and safety requirements.

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