The Litro Gas Lanka Limited says statements circulating on social media at present regarding the quality of gas are false and baseless.
The company charges that certain factions are attempting to spread misinformation regarding the quality of gas in order to inconvenience the company and the government.
Speaking during a special media briefing in Colombo Director of Sales & Marketing of Litro Gas Lanka Limited Janaka Pathirathna said the company is hoping to take legal action against persons who circulate such false claims.
He added such claims are made to cause panic amongst the public.
Pathirathna noted nearly six million domestic gas cylinders are in circulation at present.
He stressed all gas cylinders released to the market meet international standards.