Delhi bans soaps, detergents not conforming to latest BIS standards

An issue said that authorities should ensure the compliance of directions through strict vigil and surprise checks.

The AAP-led Delhi government has banned the sale, storage, transportation, and marketing of soaps and detergents not conforming to the latest BIS standards to curb pollution in the Yamuna river.


In an order issued on Monday, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee said that all the concerned authorities, including local bodies, civil supplies department and district administrations having control over shops and other establishments dealing with sale, storage, transportation and marketing facilities for soaps and detergents in Delhi should ensure the compliance of directions through strict vigil and surprise checks.


The pollution body has asked the authorities concerned to submit monthly action taken reports of inspections conducted and subsequent action taken without fail.


It had also directed to launch awareness campaigns about the harmful effect of using substandard soaps and detergents.

 

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