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BSTI fines two firms Tk 80000

Staff Correspondent

25 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) on Monday fined two organisations title Star World and Englot Bangladesh Limited Tk 80000 in total for selling different branded cosmetic products without approval from BSTI.

The BSTI conducted a drive in the Baily Road area of Dhaka, and Magistrate Rashida Akter conducted the mobile court.

BSTI Field Officers Mazaharul Islam, Md Khaled Hossain and ANM Forhad Hossain were present at the drive.

Star World was selling cosmetics missing the BSTI's mark of approval, including Dove, TRESemme shampoo, Yardley Skin powder, KODOMO baby lotion, ponds olay skin cream, RKMatte lipstick, Fa toilet Shop.

Englot Bangladesh Limited was fined Tk 50000 for selling illegally imported products such as lipstick and face powder without approval from BSTI.