NEWS ON THE ACTIVITIES OF DESTROYING SPOILED QUALITY MEDICINE
Pursuant to the Law on the Management of the Quality and Safety of Products, and services, the Terminal dry port Camcontrol branch burnt down 1,150 kg of the mixed kinds of medicine belonging to IRIS CAMBODIA at the Prek Ho dumping ground in Kandal province in the morning of May 22nd , 2002, under the leadership of Mr. Heng Sokhom, deputy director of the Camcontrol department, and Mr. Prom Dolin, head of the Terminal dry port Camcontrol branch.
This activity was attended by Mr. Nou Sakhan, vice chief of Takhmau
district, Mr. Lonh Heal, vice chief of the department of environmental pollution control, officials from the provincial trade office of Kandal and representatives of departments involved around the province.
Mr. Heng Sokhom, deputy director of the Camcontrol department, said 1,150 kg of the mixed types of medicine with the spoiled quality was found out and detained by the Camcontrol officers on April 22, 2002. He went on to say for such spoiled quality medicine, the skilled unit had to destroy so as to prevent it from being used by our people unwittingly, thus seriously affecting their health.
Mr. Heng Sokhom also advised all the companies and organizations to be more careful and pay high attention to the importation of their goods in order to avoid losing capital and being subject to a fine in conformity with the rules, regulations and laws, particularly the Law on the Management of the Quality and Safety of Products and services./.