Rospotrebnadzor: 78.6% of Eldorado’s Goods Fail to Meet Legal Requirements

Sverdlovsk Region division of Rospotrebnadzor (the consumer rights agency) carried out both a scheduled and an unscheduled on-site inspection of Eldorado electronic goods chain between September 19, 2011 and October 14, 2011 and between December 5, 2011 and December 20, 2011, respectively. Six outlets selling hi-tech household appliances, DVDs, and other goods were checked for compliance with the consumer rights protection and sanitary legislation.

7,984 items offered for sale were inspected, including 346 hi-tech items and 6,806 audio disks and DVDs; 6,276 items out of those inspected turned out not to meet the existing legal requirements (including 126 hi-tech items and 5,929 audio disks and DVDs). This amounted to 78.6% of the goods inspected (36.4% for hi-tech goods and 87.1% for audio disks and DVDs).

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