Colombia: Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC), national authority for technical regulations and metrology, imposes administrative sanction in excess of COP 1 billion on “Conduit” pipe importers

The authority imposed administrative sanctions on Improelectric Cali S.A.S, Cameleco S.A.S and Mr. Segundo Isaac Peña Hernández, importers of “Conduit”, a metallic pipe for electrical use, based on evidence showing the product did not comply with the regulation established by the Technical Regulation of Electrical Installations (RETIE).

The high administrative sanctions where imposed due to the danger the population was exposed to, and several health hazaards.