NAFDAC busts company altering expiry dates on cosmetics products in Lagos

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has uncovered a company in Lagos state specializing in revalidating expired cosmetic products.





The company, known as Precious Jewel Int’l Nigeria Limited, was discovered to be altering expiration dates on various products.




This was disclosed in a post by NAFDAC on Tuesday, May 28.





The post reads: “Following an intelligence report, NAFDAC uncovered a business at River Plaza, Trade Fair Complex, engaged in revalidating expired cosmetic products.





“Precious Jewel Int’l Nigeria Limited was found altering expiration dates on products such as White Xpress Cream, Silka B Cream, Bond’s Magic Powder, Bio-Skin Lightening Lotion, Classic Hair System Fair Spotless Cleanser, Oil-Free Acne Control Oil, and Vaseline Blue Seal.





“Packaging materials, sealing machines, and other tools used for this illegal activity were seized from the facility.





“The owner, Mr. Kingsley Awuh attempted to escape upon the arrival of NAFDAC officers but was tracked down a

nd arrested. He will be prosecuted.”

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