Quality defect in a batch of 0.5-litre Hartwall Novelle mineral water

A batch of Hartwall Novelle mineral water, manufactured by Oy Hartwall Ab and sold in 0.5-litre bottles, contains an excessive elintarvikkeet/takaisinvedot/novelle.jpgamount of iron. This defect, which is due to an equipment failure, is found in products manufactured at a certain time.

Product information

Hartwall Novelle mineral water, 0.5-litre PET bottle
best before date 121206 L6163 U0420 manufactured at 21:00 - 23:00

The product is not harmful to human health. The elevated iron content manifests itself as possible defects in taste and/or appearance (colour, deposit).

Oy Hartwall Ab has initiated action to withdraw the product in question from the market. Consumers are asked to return products manufactured at the specified time to the following address, complete with contact information (name, address, telephone) for a refund:  

Oy Hartwall Ab
P.O. Box 44, FI-15101 Lahti, Finland

For more information, please contact:

Hartwall Consumer service, tel. +358 (0) 800-95260

The matter is dealt with at the Food Safety Authority Evira by
Senior officer Mari Raahenmaa, tel. +358 (0) 20 77 24246
e-mail: forename.surname @evira.fi