NAFDAC has suspended the production and distribution of Premium Table Water 75cl produced by Nigerian Bottling Company due to change in colour and presence of particles.
The regulatory body which announced the decision through its twitter handle, @NafdacAgency on Friday, also ordered the company to recall already distributed products, while calling on distributors to stop distribution henceforth.
“The production of Eva Premium Table Water 75cl at Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, Asejire, Ibadan, Oyo State has been suspended pending the outcome of investigation being conducted by the Agency,” NAFDAC said.
“NAFDAC has directed Nigerian Bottling Company Limited to recall Eva Premium Table Water 75cl as a precautionary step pending investigation.
“NAFDAC implores distributors, wholesalers and retailers to immediately stop the distribution and sale of the affected Eva Premium Table Water 75cl.
“They should return the stock of the affected product in their possession to Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd, Asejire, Ibadan, Oyo State.
“Eva Premium Table Water 75cl produced by Nigerian Bottling Company is registered by NAFDAC. The NAFDAC Registration Number is 01-0492.
“Recall of Eva Premium Table Water 75cl Due to Change in Colour and Presence of Particles
“The company voluntarily reported on June 20, 2019, a change in colour of the product from colourless to light green and presence of particles in two lots. The affected Eva Premium Table Water 75cl was produced between 22nd and 23rd May, 2019.”