RIYADH — The Saudi Meals and Drug Authority (SFDA) has shut down three warehouses of medical provides and tools in Jeddah for committing numerous violations.
The SFDA has taken punitive measures after discovering fault with these warehouses. The violations included stocking 5,500 medical merchandise with out acquiring a license and failure to adjust to the storage necessities.
The SFDA said that its inspectors had discovered 300 expired merchandise and three,500 medical merchandise that had been saved in unsuitable circumstances within the two warehouses. These warehouses had been additionally discovered at fault with manufacturing medical merchandise and making alterations in a medical product with out acquiring a license.
The violations additionally included not disclosing about storage amenities and department warehouses. The SFDA authorities have seized the medical merchandise and tools concerned within the violation earlier than shutting down the warehouses. The authority additionally summoned those that operated the warehouses for taking penal measures towards them.
In the course of the inspection excursions, the SFDA officers additionally detected violations on the a part of the warehouse of a medical showroom. It was discovered that the warehouse saved 1,700 medical merchandise with out acquiring a license in addition to in poor circumstances in violation of the storage exercise. Subsequently, the warehouse was shut down.
The authority known as on warehouses of medical devices to adjust to the phrases and circumstances, and acquire a license to make sure the applying of the mandatory requirements. It additionally urged to report concerning the violations on the a part of any companies by calling the unified quantity (19999) or contacting by way of its Tameni utility.