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Deception of consumers

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The Hungarian Competition Authority established in its decision that in the period between October 2007 and 31 August 2008 the practice of Oro-Team Bt was eligible for the deception of consumers, and between 1 September 2008 and 15 December 2008 it was engaged in unfair commercial practices against consumers. Oro-Team claimed that its product Vízkő-Ex Maxima had water-softening and anti-limescale effects, however, it was not able to prove these statements.


The undertaking was fined HUF 500.000 (approx. EUR 1670) for the infringement.


10 July 2009

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