India's Drugs Control Dept. seizes large number of counterfeit cosmetics, toiletries in statewide raid in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram district; targeting counterfeit cosmetics, toiletries a first for the Drugs Control authorities in the state

LOS ANGELES , November 11, 2011 () – India's Drugs Control Department confiscated a large number of counterfeit cosmetics in several shops during a statewide raid in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram district, The Hindu reported Nov. 11.

Also seized in the raid were similar products that had a missing product name or label.

Targeting counterfeit cosmetics and toiletries is a first for the Drugs Control authorities in the state, according to the publication.

Product samples were being sent to a team of chemical analysts for review, The Hindu reported.

The primary source of this article is The Hindu, Chennai, India, on Nov. 11, 2011.

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