It has been reported that SaSa China has been fined for selling unregistered imported special-purpose cosmetics.
Recently, the Shanghai Changning District Market Supervision Administration made public an administrative penalty letter against SaSa Cosmetics (China) Co.(SaSa China)
(Credit: from Shanghai Changning District Market Supervision Administration)
According to the penalty letter, on June 3, 2021, the Shanghai Changning District Market Supervision Administration conducted an enforcement inspection of the associate counter set up by SaSa China at Parkson Newcore Trading (Shanghai) Co, finding the product “Neizaiziranqingshuang Sunscreen”. As stated in the “Notice on Stopping the Sale of 12 Batches of Counterfeit Cosmetics (No. 58 of 2020)” issued by the National Medical Products Administration on September 10, 2020, the aforesaid cosmetic products are unregistered imported special cosmetic products.
In addition, among the five cosmetics sold by SaSa China at its affiliated counters, “Beatizza Sunscreen” was found to be unqualified by the Shanghai Food and Drug Inspection and Research Institute (Inspection Report No. HC202101191).
The above behavior of SaSa China violated the provisions of Article 17 and Article 59(1)(b) of the Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations, therefore, Shanghai Changning District Market Supervision Bureau made the administrative punishment of confiscating the illegal income of 56,066.21 yuan, fining RMB 897,059.36 yuan, and seizing 131 unqualified Beatizza Sunscreen. In other words, SaSa China forfeited a total of about 953,100 yuan.
Public information shows that SaSa Cosmetics (China) Co., Ltd. is a wholly-owned company of Hong Kong SaSa Group in the mainland, and has opened nearly seventy stores and counters in dozens of cities across the country. Sasa International has more than 200 retail stores and counters in Asia, selling a wide range of products including skincare, perfume and cosmetics.
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