2 weeks Online sellers offer hazardous consumer products, senator warns MB
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Saturday said that reports on consumer products with hazardous chemicals that continue to flood online platforms should set off alarm bells to concerned authorities. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Gatchalian said online platforms should be more aggressive in going after deceptive, prohibited, and unconscionable sales and practices. EcoWaste Coalition claimed that mercury-laden products are being sold illegally by third-party dealers in e-commerce marketplaces and had notified lead regulatory agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural resources (DENR) on their ... more