SON nabs dealer of expired cosmetics after post-dating them, owns two four-storey buildings filled with expired products
of cosmetics who postdates the expiry date of goods to sell to innocent
Nigeria Limited, Kirikiri road, Apapa area in Lagos, also has two four-storey
buildings which he’s using as a warehouse for his goods, was caught selling
expired product to public.
of deodorants, cosmetic facial wipes, body creams, oils and lotions, Pampers
and Huggies baby diapers, sanitary pads, detergents like Sunlight, Ariel and
under the stairs. Almost all of them have expired, some of these products were said
to even have been in the stock since 2004, but instead of destroying them,
Joseph and his employees postdates the expiration date on the products and sell
them to his customers.
he supplies to major stores within Trade Fair and across the country.
on NAFDAC several times to come and destroy the products but the agency refuse
shows up in time and anytime they do, they only destroy some and leave others.
and that it wondered why he had to change the dates on the products, if he was truly
waiting for them to get destroyed.
Director-General of SON, Bede Obayi, the Head, Inspectorate and Compliance SON,
said that the perpetrator will face the wrath of the law.
will make sure the expired goods already in the market are recalled from the
retailers at the outlay of Mr. Joseph Udeh.
especially children, who consumes most of the product.