Govt fines Flipkart for selling substandard pressure cookers
The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has found Flipkart guilty of violating consumer rights by selling substandard pressure cookers for over a year. The e-commerce platform has been directed to recall 598 units and pay a penalty of Rs 1 lakh.
As reported in PIB,has to recall the pressure cookers, reimburse consumers, and file a compliance report within 45 days. The violation pertains to a central government order on pressure cooker standards released on February 1, 2021.
Flipkart is said to have earned Rs 1.84 lakh from the sale of these pressure cookers.