The precautionary advice from European partners of Coco-Cola concerns the 1.5 liter Coca-Cola Original Taste PET bottles.
The warning indicates that the bottles may have damaged neck rings, which means that there could be a sharp edge that could pose a safety hazard when opened.
In a statement, the company said, “The bottle neck ring may have a sharp, uneven rim edge that could pose a safety hazard when opened. “
Buyers who have purchased the product have been cautioned to use it with caution.
A company spokesperson said, “As a precaution, you should carefully examine the neck of the bottle before opening it.
“If you see damage to the bottle neck ring, open the bottle carefully and make sure your hand is placed on the cap and above the bottle neck when opening the bottle . “
The list of potentially affected products is as follows:
Expiration date: 30 09 20 with one of the following codes:
- 084EK3TT: TT
- 085EK3TT: TT
- 086EK3TT: TT
- 087EK3TT: TT
- 088EK3TT: TT
- 089EK3TT: TT
- 090EK3TT: TT
The spokesperson added, “If you have a bottle with one of the codes involved, please take a close look at the neck of the bottle.
“If you see damage to the bottle neck ring, please open the bottle carefully and make sure your hand is placed on the cap and above the bottle neck ring when the bottle is open.
“If you are unable to open the bottle safely, please keep the bottle unopened and call a member of the Coca-Cola team on 0800 22 77 11.
“No other Coca-Cola product is affected by this problem.
“The safety and quality of our products is of paramount importance to us and we do everything we can to make sure that they reach people in perfect condition.
“We are sorry that on this occasion, a small number of our products did not meet our required standards. “