DED-Ajman issues warning against mask and sanitizer price increase


DED-Ajman instructed all medical supplies outlets and pharmacies in the emirate not to increase the prices of face masks and sanitizers following the high consumer for them due to the current situations related to COVID-19. Officers in Department of Control and Consumer Protection said taking advantage of high consumer demand for these items and increasing prices constitute a practice in violation of the provisions of laws on protection of consumer rights and any establishment found incompliant may be subject to fines and sanctions during extensive inspections made by the DED to ensure the strict compliance with this circular.

DED calls upon consumers to cooperate and report any incompliant outlets by calling 80070.