While buying a product or service, a consumer should take the following precautions:
(i) See the name of the product, the manufacturer's name and address.
(ii) Date of manufacture and date of expiry.
(iii) Net weight.
(iv) Standardization mark.
(v) Maximum retail price.
(vi) Directions for using the product, if any
(vii) See that the packet was properly sealed and not puffed, tom or in a bad condition.