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During its inspection campaigns on the shops “Consumer Protection” seizes expired shower soap in Bousher
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The Public Authority for Consumer Protection represented by the Market Regulatory and Control Department was able to seize expired shower soap in a shop in the Wilayat of Bousher.

Regarding the details, the judicial seizure officers were able, during their periodic inspection campaigns on the shops, to seize 338 bath soap pieces.

15/12/2019

Due to a defect making the engine stop while driving Recall campaign for 360 Subaru Impreza, Subaru XV and Forster
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The Public Authority for Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the Omani Gulf Projects Company, has launched a recall campaign for (366) Subaru Impreza, Subaru XV and Forester 2017-2020models, depending on the chassis numbers from (JF1GK26D4H9002197) to (JF2SK74C4LG053569).

 
15/12/2019

Due to a manufacturing defect Apple's electronic watches are recalled
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The Public Authority for Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the Advanced Technology and Electronics Company, has launched a recall campaign for all of Apple's electronic watches (series2, series 3) that were sold from September 2017 to February 2018.

12/12/2019

“Tobacco and its harm to the health of the consumer”, Awareness lectures at Al-Seeb
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The Department of Consumer Protection at Al-Seeb has recently organized a series of awareness-raising lectures on “Tobacco and its harm to consumer health`’ in a number of schools in the Wilayat of Seeb, namely Al-Nabogh School for Basic Education and Fatima bint Al-Waleed School for Basic Education, with the aim of educating students about the damage caused by tobacco, its risk to the health of individuals, and its negative effects socially and economically.

 
12/12/2019

Due to a defect that may make the driver seriously injured Recalling more than 670 BMW 3 and 5 Series cars
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The Public Authority for Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the International Automobile Company, has launched a recall campaign for 675 BMW 3 and 5 Series E39-E46 1999-2003 models. Seventeen 3-Series 2001-model cars were recalled depending on the chassis number from (FT57391) to (FT56118) and 658 3 and 5 Series 1999 – 2003 cars were recalled, depending on the chassis numbers from (CK02941) to (CK00226), (EX13774) to (EH30064), (FZ90815) to (FH11351), (JZ66417) to ( JK67376), (KN51904) to (KC00035), and (PP52394) to (PK27176).

11/12/2019

In order to inculcate a safe consumer culture among young people “The role of the small consumer” awareness lectures held at two schools in Seeb
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The Department of Consumer Protection at Al-Seeb has recently organized a series of awareness lectures on “The Role of the Small Consumer” at Al-Kawthar School for Basic Education and Ru’a Al Mustaqbal School for Basic Education, with the aim of inculcating a safe consumer culture among young people. This comes as part of its efforts to enhance cooperation with various government and community agencies to deliver its awareness message, spread a safe consumer culture among members of society and introduce them to the efforts made.

11/12/2019

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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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