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 may cause blindness, nausea, seizures, coma, everlasting harm to nervous system and even loss of life, say consultants.
State Drug Controller Narendra Ahooja at present introduced a report back to Health Minister Anil Vij, who ordered stern motion in opposition to the violators.
Ahooja stated an FIR had been registered in Hisar in opposition to Saurabh Kumar as two of the samples from his store had methanol. Another FIR has been registered in opposition to Kishore Kumar of Kaithal, whose three samples contained methanol. The accused was manufacturing the sanitisers by mixing substances.
Nine samples of M/s Global Bottlers Private Limited of Karnal additionally failed high quality take a look at. The FDA additionally obtained seven extra FIRs lodged in opposition to corporations and people. — TNS