Chandigarh, August 5
Fourteen hand sanitiser samples, of the 248 taken by the Haryana Food and Drug Administration for checking, have failed high quality exams with 5 containing poisonous methanol.
The publicity to methanol could cause blindness, nausea, seizures, coma, everlasting injury to nervous system and even dying, say consultants.
State Drug Controller Narendra Ahooja at present introduced a report back to Health Minister Anil Vij, who ordered stern motion towards the violators.
Ahooja stated an FIR had been registered in Hisar towards Saurabh Kumar as two of the samples from his store had methanol. Another FIR has been registered towards Kishore Kumar of Kaithal, whose three samples contained methanol. The accused was manufacturing the sanitisers by mixing elements.
Nine samples of M/s Global Bottlers Private Limited of Karnal additionally failed high quality check. The FDA additionally bought seven extra FIRs lodged towards corporations and people. — TNS