Navigation Links
Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings
Date:6/23/2009

HONG KONG, June 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wan (Corporate Services) Ltd., the sole agent of Perrier in Hong Kong is making the following further statement to clarify the NITRITE level of Perrier.

Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings

We strongly believe the Consumer Council Findings is not correct.

We respectfully submit that the figure 0.4 mg/L of Nitrite in Perrier is not correct.

Nitrite content in Perrier is regularly and closely monitored. Soon after the Consumer Council report of their test result, samples of Perrier have been sent to both local and overseas external independent and certified laboratories for testing. All the testing results, be it historical or recent, are consistent with each other.

The above has been advised to Consumer Council. Consumer Council should in our honest opinion re-test the Perrier product.

The people of Hong Kong should not be misled.

The following additional technical information is provided for reference:

1) The production batch of April 4 2008 is the batch that Consumer Council had used. Our French suppliers have taken the "factory retained sample" of this particular batch to an independent and certified laboratory for checking the level of Nitrite. The result is <0.05 mg/L.

2) The production batches BEFORE and AFTER the said date of April 4 2008 have also been checked for their NITRITE level by two independent and certified laboratories. The results are also <0.05 mg/L.

       The 3 "BEFORE" batches are: 27 Aug 2007; 22 Nov 2007 and 21 Feb 2008;
       The 3 "AFTER" batches are: 26 May 2008; 13 Aug 2008 and 18 Nov 2008.
    3) The INTERNAL factory checks done on Nitrite showed <0.01 mg/L.

       The 5 "BEFORE" batches are: Mar 03; 12; 21; 28 and Apr 02, 2008;
       The 4 "AFTER" batches are: Apr 09; 15 24 and 28, 2008.

4) Three separate laboratory tests have also been done in the last few days in Hong Kong by independent and certified laboratories. The results are <0.05 mg/L (two times) and <0.01 mg/L.

The results of the lab tests <0.05 mg/L and <0.01 mg/L depend on the detection limit of each laboratory.

These figures would therefore mean that nitrite is NOT detected in Perrier.

We would be happy to provide copies of the test reports.

5) Consumer Council's lab test report also showed total dissolved solids (TDS) of 316 mg/L. Perrier has a very consistent TDS of 485 mg/L. There are technical experts who would say that the TDS value can be used to "identify" a particular brand of mineral water. Consumer Council's result is over 30% different, a gap large enough that the possibility of a "wrong" identification can not be ruled out.

                                                     Vincent Wan
                                       Chairman, Wan (Corporate Services) Ltd
                                                    23rd June 2009


    For further information and queries, please contact:

     Vincent Wan
     Tel:   +852-9492-1668
     Email: vincent.wan@wcs.com.hk

'/>"/>
SOURCE Wan (Corporate Services) Ltd.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Perrier Refutes Consumer Council Findings
2. Mayo Clinic clarifies diagnosis for serious blood vessel disease of brain and spinal cord
3. New Colonial Life Brand Clarifies Companys Strengths
4. Anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens Clarifies: Plastinates Not For Sale
5. VA Clarifies Voter Registration Regulations
6. Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. Clarifies Proposal Received from Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC
7. American Heart Association Clarifies the Role Omega-6 Fatty Acids
8. Nitrite, Nitrate-Rich Foods Boost Heart Attack Outcomes
9. New study shows how spikes in nitrite can have
10. Adult offspring of parents with PTSD have lower cortisol levels
11. Study Demonstrates Marteks Algal DHA Oil Improves Blood Triglyceride Lipid Levels
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... Salveo for life, a company that distributes an effervescent ... United States as part of its presence to expand its market reach. , Using ... the productions of nasty toxins as a result of drinking alcohol, eliminating those toxins ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Seamild, the largest manufacturer of oats in China, is now ... founder. As Oat is recognized globally as one of the healthiest cereals, XieQingkui, the ... it is a move to sow the seed of good karma. Buddhism spirit featuring ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Alumni ... line-up of events for its annual meeting “Coming Home 2017,” an activity-packed weekend ... Home 2017” will be held on Friday January 27 through Sunday, January 29, ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO) is excited ... 167 Lynch Creek Way. The Petaluma office features three comfortable patient exam rooms, ... services and on-site x-ray services. Two multi-specialist orthopaedic surgeons Dr. Neema Pourtaheri ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... ... Texas Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw in media for its creos™ line of bone ... performed by Dr. Holtzclaw in which he utilizes creos™ allo.gain™ bone graft for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... Call and Webcast to Follow Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) ... for the fourth quarter of 2016 on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, ... ... ET on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, during which management will discuss ... corporate activities. To participate in the conference call, please dial 1-888-771-4371 ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... , Jan. 19, 2017 Many patients ... for their medication when a pharmacy just a few ... prescription.  To alleviate this problem Medicationdiscountcard.com has ... to see exactly how much their medication will cost ... Made Easy Medicationdiscountcard.com ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... , January 19, 2017 According to a ... cryotherapy is set to witness a CAGR of 6.5% during the ... will continue to be the leading market for cryotherapy ... ... are emphasizing on ensuring affordable and adequate supply of gas in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: