RIYADH – Inspection teams from the Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI) in a joint security operation seized a huge quantity of counterfeit cosmetic products from two warehouses belonging to a retail chain in Riyadh and its distribution outlets in the Eastern Province.

The seized cosmetics included 1,652 items that were not registered with the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA).

The raid on a warehouse in Riyadh was carried out in a well-planned and tightly secured operation, which was preceded by close surveillance.