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CCPA points discover to e-commerce entities over sale of substandard strain cookers

The Central Shopper Safety Authority (CCPA) has issued a discover to five e-commerce firms together with Amazon and Flipkart for promoting strain cookers in violation to the standard requirements set by the federal government, the Ministry of Shopper Affairs, Meals and Public Distribution stated on Monday.
The CCPA has sought response from the e-commerce entities inside 7 days from issuance of discover.
In keeping with the ministry, the CCPA has taken “suo-moto cognizance” towards e-commerce entities discovered to be promoting strain cookers in violation to the Home Stress Cooker (High quality Management) Order, 2020 issued by the Central Authorities underneath Part 16 (1) of the BIS Act, 2016 on twenty first January 2020.
In a press release, the ministry stated, “CCPA has sought response from the e-commerce entities inside 7 days from issuance of discover, failing which crucial motion could also be initiated towards them underneath the provisions of the Shopper Safety Act, 2019.”
“CCPA has additionally written to DG BIS to take fast cognizance of the matter and take crucial motion,” the assertion from the ministry learn.
The businesses towards which discover has been issued embody Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Shopclues and Paytm Mall, stated an official.
The discover was issued on November 18, 2021, the official added.

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