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Listen up guys, think twice before relying on these 23 sanitisers

The Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority has declared sanitisers of 23 brands substandard because they do not have the right amount of alcohol in them or pH levels by WHO standards.

1. Brand: Super by Sheikh Sons
Collected from: Rahim Store, Wapda Town, Lahore
Alcohol content: 39% (does not conform to standard)

2. Brand: PG Impex
Collected from: Aab Para Medicos, Wahdat Road, Lahre
Alcohol content: 53% (does not conform to standard)

3. Brand: Advance GermX by 8-KM SoyeAsal
Collected from: Rahim Store, Wapda Town, Lahore
Alcohol content: 48% (does not conform to standard)

4. Brand: FineX by Meher Industries
Collected from: Aab Para Medicos, Wahdat Road, Lahore
Alcohol content: 22% (does not conform to standard)

5. Brand: G Natural packed by Go Natural
Collected from: Al Fatah Store, Wapda Town, Lahore
Alcohol content: 42% (does not conform to standard)

6. Brand: Befikri by Crystal Industries
Collected from: NMP Pharmacy, main Wahdat Road, Lahore
Alcohol content: 55% (does not conform to standard)

7. Brand: Care Family Germ Protection
Collected from: Health & Care Pharmacy, Khurram Centre, Wahdat Road, Lahore
Alcohol content: 54% (does not conform to standard)

8. Brand: Vivent by B&R Natural Products & Cosmetics Ltd. Istanbul
Collected from: Umer Cash&Carry, Punjab Society, Wapda Town, Lahore
Alcohol content: 25% (does not conform to standard)

9. Brand: 24 Karat by Mehr-un-Nisa
Collected from: Al Fatah Store, Wapda Town, Lahore
Alcohol content: 55% (does not conform to standard)

10. Brand: NMP by NMP, Abpara Market Muslim Town Morr
Collected from: NMP Pharmacy, Main Wahdat Road, Lahore
Alcohol content: 37% (does not conform to standard)

11. Brand: Clean and Shine by SM International
Collected from: Al Noor Store, Garden Town, Gujranwala
Alcohol content: 20% (does not conform to standard)

12. Brand: Handsanitizer by AK Pharmacy
Collected from: Pharmagen, Rahiwali Cantt, Gujranwala
Alcohol content: 24% (does not conform to standard)

13. Brand: Livi by Livi Cosmetics
Collected from: Pindi Bypass, Gujranwala
Alcohol content: 49% (does not conform to standard)

14. Brand: Care by M/S Beauty Experts Pvt Ltd
Collected from: New Siddiqui Medical Store, Mumtazabad, Multan
pH value: 8.3 (does not conform)

15. Brand: Miracle by VIP UAE
Collected from: New Wanjara Cheema Town, Bahawalpur
Alcohol content: 41% (does not meet standard)

16. Brand: Danbys by Danbys Herbal Skin Care International IRP
Collected from: New Wanjara Cheema Town, Bahawalpur
Alcohol content: 54% (does not meet standard)

17. Brand: Saffron by Unique Herbal & Costmetics Traders
Collected from: KNM Super Mart Model Town-A, Bahawalpur
Alcohol content: 18% (does not meet standard)

18. Brand: Care by Care Family Germ Protection
Collected from: Apple Medicos, Saeed Colony, Faisalabad
Alcohol content: 41% (does not meet standard)

19. Brand: Vince by Marble Beauty Pvt Ltd, FIEDMC
Collected from: City Cash & Carry, Kashmir Road, Canal Pull, Faisalabad
Alcohol content: 26% (does not meet standard)

20. Brand: Red Wind by Evan and Mayer International
Collected from: Marhaba Dept Store, Canal Road, Faisalabad
Alcohol content: 52% (does not meet standard)

21. Brand: Chroma by Chromatex Chemicals, Thokkar Niaz Baig, Lahore
Collected from: Carrefore, Canal Road, Faisalabad
pH level: 8.8 (does not meet standard)

22. Brand: Johnsons by Chemixal Ent. Lahore
Collected from: Pharmaprix Pharmacy, Millat Town, Faisalabad
Alcohol content: 53% (does not conform to standard)

23. Brand: Capex by Capex
Collected from: Bilal Super Store, Phase 3, Hayatabad, Peshawar
Alcohol content: 55% (does not conform to standard)

The PSQCA is an autonomous body that works under the Ministry of Science and Technology.

The ministry has asked authorities to get the stock of these sanitisers removed from the market.

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