Potential Damage During Transportation and Handling to Glass Stoppers for 1.75 Liter size of 1800® Tequila.
JALISCO, Mexico, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Agavera Camichines, S.A. de C.V. , the brand owner of 1800® Tequila, today announced a voluntary US nationwide recall of 1800® Tequila 1.75 Liter Silver, Reposado and Coconut packaging due to potential damage during transportation and handling in some cases to the glass stopper.
Please be aware that 1800 Tequila in all other sizes (50 ml, 200ml, 375ml, 750 ml and 1 Liter) are not impacted. In addition, 1800 Tequila Anejo, Select Silver (100 Proof) and 1800 Ultimate Margarita products are not impacted.
Although it is believed that the percentage of affected bottles is low, to protect the safety of consumers, the brand owner, Agavera Camichines, S.A. de C.V., has made the decision to voluntarily recall the 1800 Tequila 1.75 Liter packaging as a precautionary measure. There have been no reports of consumer injuries, but the presence of small particles of glass in the bottle could pose a health risk.
The affected bottles include:
- 1800® Tequila Silver 1.75 Liter
- 1800® Tequila Coconut 1.75 Liter
- 1800® Tequila Reposado 1.75 Liter
Affected Lot Codes (refer to first nine digits of the 13 digit code on the bottle)
Consumers should check to see if they have affected product by comparing the first nine digits of the 13-digit Lot Code on the side of the bottle against the list of impacted product codes above. Please refer to the visuals for further assistance in locating the Lot Code.
"Our goal is to consistently deliver high-quality tequila in perfect packaging to our consumers. Their health and safety is our first priority," said a company spokesperson, Angel Abarrategui Diez. "We are doing everything possible to resolve this issue quickly."
Consumers who have affected product should not consume it nor should they allow others to consume it. Anyone who has consumed tequila from an affected bottle and becomes ill or shows signs of complications should see a physician immediately.
Consumers with affected product can obtain a refund and more information by calling 866-795-8805 or emailing [email protected].
Refunds for affected bottles will be offered to consumers 21 years of age or older. In order to receive a refund, consumers will be asked to provide their date of birth, name, address, phone number and email as well as the Lot Code which is printed on the bottle. In addition, consumers will be asked where and when they purchased the product as well as how much they purchased it for. Refunds will be issued in approximately two to four weeks.
SOURCE Agavera Camichines, S.A. de C.V.