ACTIVITIES TO DESTROY SPOILED QUALITY MEDICINE
IN THE SIHANOUKVILLE
With reference to the Law on the Management of the Quality and Safety of products and services and in the framework of the role and tasks of fraud repression and the protection of consumer health and safety, the Sihanoukville-based Camcontrol branch on May 16th , 2002, at 9 o'clock in the morning destroyed 24 kinds of modern medicine, or 2,679.40 kgs, imported by DIETHELM PHARMA TRADING CO. LTD. On October 11th ,2000, with the participation from representatives of the Sihanoukville authorities, concerned institutions and the company's representatives.
The improper maintenance in accordance with the technical standards caused by the breakdown of mechanical system of the container's air-conditioner has not only deformed the medicine, but also taken away its affect although those kinds of medicine have not expired yet.
In the spirit of their high sense of responsibility for the tasks to repress fraud and to protect consumer health and safety, the Sihanoukville-based Camcontrol branch in co-operation with DIETHELM PHARMA TRADING CO. LTD. has destroyed the spoiled quality medicine in order to avoid affecting the people's health.
Mr. Hang Moeun, a pharmacological doctor and also a deputy director of the Camcontrol department, said it was a good co-operation provided by DIETHELM PHARMA TRADING CO. LTD., which has assumed its responsibility for the quality and safety of its goods in compliance with the regulations defined in the Law on the Management of the Quality and Safety of Products and services.