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  1. Formosa Petrochemical Corporation and Mech-President Corporation posted on their websites the wording "95+ gasoline: the only gasoline surpassing the national standard" and "super diesel: the only diesel complying with the Euro 5 standard." The claim was a false and misleading representation with regard to quality of product and could also affect transaction decisions. It was in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed administrative fines of NT$2 million and NT$1 million on the two companies, respectively.
  2. When marketing on Yahoo! Kimo the "3M T22 tabletop dual temperature water dispenser/touch control hot and cold water dual temperature water dispenser (plain white)" and the "fashionable black Gung Dai GD-600 in-cabinet touch control dual temperature water dispenser along with YCC’s PP + resin soft water filtering systems + stand + QL3-4HC water-purifying equipment + leak interruption device processed with three 5-micrometer procedures, YCC Tech Co., Ltd. posted the claim that the product had been "awarded the Energy Label" and had "passed the Energy Label certification conducted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs." The wording was a false and misleading representation with regard to quality of product and could also affect transaction decisions. It was in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$100,000 on the company.
  3. When marketing on Yahoo! Kimo the "Genyen 3M T22 Tabletop water dispenser/hot and cold dual temperature water dispenser—double-filtered, pure and clean water always ready," Genyen Water Equipment Co., Ltd. posted the claim that the product had been "awarded the Energy Label." The wording was a false and misleading representation with regard to quality of product and could also affect transaction decisions. It was in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$100,000 on the company.
  4. GwoBest Biomedical Co, Ltd., a multi-level marketing business, violated Article 16 (2) of the Multi-level Marketing Supervision Act by recruiting people with limited capacity for civil conduct to be participants without acquiring the written consent of their legal representatives in advance and attaching the consent to the participation contract. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$100,000 on the company.
  5. When marketing the Jinkon JD-5322 warm and hot water dispenser on the Rakuten shopping website, Jiu Jian Co., Ltd. claimed that the product had been "awarded the Energy Label by the Bureau of Energy of the Ministry of Economic Affairs." The wording was a false and misleading representation with regard to quality of product and could also affect transaction decisions. It was in violation of Article 21 (1) of the Fair Trade Act. The FTC imposed an administrative fine of NT$200,000 on the company.

 

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Updated at:2021-09-16 10:12:17
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