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KEBS Takes Action Over “Substandard” Always Pads in Kenya - 2 months ago, 15 Mar 06:52

Richard Kamau

The Kenya Bureau of Standards has responded to the growing complaints about the quality of Always pads in Kenya as alleged by multiple women on social media.

Using the hashtag #MyAlwaysExperience, women from all walks of life took to Twitter claiming that Always products in Kenya cause rashes, itching, discomfort and burns.

This has seen KEBS launch investigations to determine if there was a breach of quality standards.

In a statement issued on Thursday, Kebs said they will be testing Always pads. The outcome of the analysis will determine the next cause of action which could be a market withdrawal of any substandard products.

“Following the concerns expressed on social media, Kebs has launched investigations that include extensive market surveillance and testing of these products to ascertain if there exists any breach of quality standards,” said Kebs.

Consumers are requested to report any specific complaint through KEBS ...
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