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Due to technical failure causing a fire A campaign for the recall of more than 100 Rexel Promax paper shredders

08/07/2019



The Public Authority for Consumer Protection, in cooperation with ACCO Brand, has launched a re call to 105 Rexel Promax REX823 and RSX1035 paper shredders, which were distributed between December 2016 and May 2019.

 

 

The recall comes because machines may be disrupted during operation with the possibility of explosion and thus cause fire and burns in consumers or in neighboring objects such as furniture and others, so the company will replace machines to consumers.

These recalls emphasize the efforts exerted by the Authority in all areas related to consumer safety, in order to preserve the lives of consumers and provide them with the necessary protection, in line with its continuous keenness to carry out continuous reviews of all products offered in the Sultanate's markets.

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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