Analyst Dep’t warns of counterfeit Head and Shoulders, Olay
The Government Analyst Department yesterday warned of counterfeit Head and Shoulders, Pantene Pro V and Olay Total Effects 7 in 1 products on the local market.
A release from the department said that ANSA McAl Trading, the authorized distributor of the Proctor and Gamble Products, had lodged a complaint with the department and an investigation was launched.
After securing product information from Proctor and Gamble, the Department said that the counterfeit Head and Shoulders was being sold at less than 70% of the price of the real product. Further, the batch number/production number and expiry date of the counterfeited product are on the bottom of the bottle while the real product has this information on the back label. The analyst department said that laboratory analysis conducted by Proctor and Gamble has confirmed that the active ingredient in Head and Shoulders, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.