Quezon City Police, FDA Seize P2-Million Worth Of Unregistered Beauty Products

QCPD, FDA Raids Quezon City; Unregistered Beauty Products Seized

UNREGISTERED BEAUTY PRODUCTS – The joint forces of the Quezon City Police District and the officers of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seized unregistered beauty products in Quezon City.

Any product that has not passed through the scrutiny of an appropriate agency can be dangerous towards any person. It can have minor up to major effects which are different to the result expected that is the FDA continually informs the people to be vigilant of the products they are using.

Based on a report in Philstar, recently, in Quezon City, the QCPD and the officers of the FDA seized unregistered beauty products in Quezon City after simultaneous raids were conducted.

The total amount worth of the unregistered beauty or cosmetic products seized by the authorities is reportedly P2-million. Aside from the unregistered beauty products, seven people were arrested by the authorities.

Unregistered beauty products
Photo Courtesy of Philstar/Boy Santos

According to the report, the QCPD and the officers of the FDA conducted the raids armed with the search warrants that were issued by Judge Lyn Ebora-Cacha of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 82.

Michelle Cablayan, the subject of the search warrant, was reportedly not around when the raid took place. In Barangay Bahay Toro, four people identified as Mark Adrian Roces, Mylene de Vera, Jeffrey Oserio, and Rommel de Vera were reportedly arrested.

Three people were arrested in Paltok Village. They were identified as Daniel Castillo, Viel Anjoe Somidos, and the subject of the search warrant, Lilian Marte.

Based on the report, QCPD director Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar said that it was in November when the authorities knew that the suspects were selling unregistered beauty products. A test buy operation was conducted by the authorities then.

Aside from products were not registered and may be dangerous to the people, the QCPD Chief expressed that the suspects do not have the license to operate such business. They have reportedly violated the Food and Drug Administration Act or the Republic Act 9711.

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