CAA instructs Litro Gas to recall old stocks
BY THAMEENAH RAZEEK
Litro Gas Lanka Limited (LGL) has been advised by the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) to recall all unused LP gas cylinders supplied to Dealers and Consumers before 4 December. According to CAA sources, the unused gas cylinders with the old polythene seal will be replaced with cylinders carrying a new seal, as per the laid down criteria. Consumers have been advised to return the unused Litro LP Gas cylinders to the nearest Gas Distribution Centre for replacements. LGL began supplies of household LP Gas on 6 December according to CAA regulations.
The CAA sanctioned the release of LP Gas to the market on 4 December under three preconditions, viz; non – supply of previously imported LP Gas stocks to the market, adding Mercaptan to new stocks before they are released to the market and sample testing Gas cylinders, ‘one in every 100’ during the manufacturing process, serialising and declaring them to the CAA.