The Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) on Tuesday commended the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) for a market surveillance, which has established that 96 per cent of electrical products sold in parts of Accra were fake.
The GSA surveillance discovered that, products sold at the Opera Square and Zongo lane, the hub of electrical products in Accra were counterfeit and failed to meet standards.
The report revealed that out of the 204 electrical products sampled for laboratory testing, more than 92 per cent of them failed to meet the GSA L.I. 1541 labelling requirements, adding that, all extension boards failed the critical parameters test and general labelling requirements.
The Surveillance also revealed that more than 94 per cent of footwear sampled failed to conform to standards.
The CDA Consult noted that, the GSA market surveillance report affirms its campaign against…
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