As continuation of the comprehensive inspection campaigns in various regions of the Kingdom
MCI had confiscated more than 30 thousand imitative and counterfeit electric pieces that may cause a threat to the safety of consumers, in the southern market in Jeddah, displayed in a number of shops and complexes of tools and electrical appliances. This is as part of MCI campaign on high-risk goods such as electrical connections and chargers.
That came after a sudden tours conducted by the supervisory teams of the Ministry, which resulted in the seizure and confiscation of large quantities of connections, electrical transformers and plugs contrary to the standards and specifications, in order to avoid any harm and to ensure the safety of the consumers.
The confiscated items included 19 thousand pieces of electrical multi-use plugs, more than 6 thousand electrical connections , in addition to the confiscation of 5 thousand electrical transformers , more than 500 imitative home mobile chargers.
It is worth mentioning that MCI has recently implemented a comprehensive campaign on the markets through its branches in the various regions of the Kingdom to confiscate imitative and counterfeit electrical materials and auto parts. Large quantities were seized and confiscated of those pieces and then destroyed , with the closing of the involved shops and the owners were summoned for investigation.
MCI stresses that it would not tolerate with the violators and those involved in the practice of fraud, and the sale of counterfeit and adulterated goods and all that put the health and safety of consumers at risk.
MCI also emphasizes that the inspection rounds will be continued on the markets , warehouses, shops , and factories , to ensure their regular work, and to ensure the absence of fraud practices on the consumers, and to stop the exploitation of the demand for purchase in selling and marketing counterfeit or adulterated goods .
MCI calls on all consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Report Center in the Ministry on the phone No. 800 124 1616.