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substandard

Unable to meet a generally accepted benchmark for quality.
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(SASSMAPI) on the rampant selling of substandard steel products like reinforcing steel bars or rebars in different parts of the country.
He said substandard gas cylinders mostly installed by the local mechanics had killed many passengers in the recent past.
They rake in profits while the going is good and then disappear with their cash when demand for their substandard products evaporates.
These IF units, he said, were banned in China due to the pollution they had been causing and the substandard quality of their products.
In a similar development, SON in its quest to bridge the gap in information dissemination and create accessibility standards to all also carried out a sensitisation programme on the dangers of substandard products, especially on lubricants, car brakes and car batteries in Lagos state.
"In a sense, the poor are victimized twice should they buy the substandard products as these products do not last long, so they are forced to shell out more," he added.
ACE Director Fareed Ahmad said residents of Jhangi village Imtiaz, Ishtiaq, Shamasuddin, Malik Nazir, Muhammad Ali, Ghulam Rasool, Irshad, Latif, Yousuf, Iftikhar, Saeen Muhammad Latif, Fareed Muhammad and others submitted applications about the usage of substandard material in the construction of the road.
"We have also recommended to the Bureau of Product Standards to conduct an immediate audit and issue show cause order on manufacturers that produce and sell substandard rebars," PISI president Roberto Cola said.
'The problem of substandard rebars (reinforcing steel bars) is driven by economic gain from the market that is not very conscious of product quality and safety,' said PISI President Roberto Cola.
The Punjab Food Authority sealed a pickle factory, seized over 1200 kilogram substandard pickle and two food processing units during separate actions in various cities on Saturday.
Islamabad -- The sale of substandard packed milk and water in sealed bottle is at peak across the country including federal capital.
The opposition benches demanded the government impose a fine on people who are selling food items made with substandard oil.