IMPORTANT!

Masks (2ply & 3ply surgical masks, N95 Masks) and Hand sanitizers are now part of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.

This is as per the Essential Commodity Order (Notification F.No. 26(1)/2020-ECR&E dated 13th March 2020 ) issued by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution to regulate the production, quality, distribution, and logistics of these two items. The Order shall remain in effect up to 30 June 2020.

As a Paytm Mall seller, you are expected to abide by the set guidelines:

  • All sellers/wholesalers or otherwise are not allowed to sell any category of masks and hand sanitizers as mentioned hereinabove at a price that is more than their Maximum Retail Price (MRP). Please refer to the Notification F.No. 12(37)/2020/DP/NPPA/Div.II
  • Legal action will be taken against the seller (if found to be involved in malpractices such as MRP tampering, selling products higher than the MRP) under the Legal Metrology (packaged commodity) Act, 2011 as advised w.r.t. letter no. I-19/16/2020 dated 12th March 2020.
  • In order to ensure the quality of the products, both the items (2ply and 3ply surgical masks, N95 masks, & sanitizers) have been brought under the scheme of mandatory certification of the BIS.
  • If you are a manufacturer of any of these products, you are required to obtain the mandatory certification within seven days of the notification.
  • Manufacturers, importers, packers, resellers, distributors, or retailers are barred from making any false claims and are not allowed to issue any advertisement in any media using Coronavirus, COVID-19, and other variants of these names, and make wrongful claims about their products and services.

Masks (2ply & 3ply surgical masks, N95 Masks) and Hand sanitizers are now part of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.

This is as per the Essential Commodity Order (Notification F.No. 26(1)/2020-ECR&E dated 13th March 2020 ) issued by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution to regulate the production, quality, distribution, and logistics of these two items. The Order shall remain in effect up to 30 June 2020.

As a Paytm Mall seller, you are expected to abide by the set guidelines:

  • All sellers/wholesalers or otherwise are not allowed to sell any category of masks and hand sanitizers as mentioned hereinabove at a price that is more than their Maximum Retail Price (MRP). Please refer to the Notification F.No. 12(37)/2020/DP/NPPA/Div.II
  • Legal action will be taken against the seller (if found to be involved in malpractices such as MRP tampering, selling products higher than the MRP) under the Legal Metrology (packaged commodity) Act, 2011 as advised w.r.t. letter no. I-19/16/2020 dated 12th March 2020.
  • In order to ensure the quality of the products, both the items (2ply and 3ply surgical masks, N95 masks, & sanitizers) have been brought under the scheme of mandatory certification of the BIS.
  • If you are a manufacturer of any of these products, you are required to obtain the mandatory certification within seven days of the notification.
  • Manufacturers, importers, packers, resellers, distributors, or retailers are barred from making any false claims and are not allowed to issue any advertisement in any media using Coronavirus, COVID-19, and other variants of these names, and make wrongful claims about their products and services.
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