The Malta Independent 22 August 2019, Thursday

Consumers warned about ‘fragments of black rubber’ in bottled water

Saturday, 9 February 2019, 10:14 Last update: about 7 months ago

In accordance with the Food Safety Act and Regulation (EC) No. 178 of 2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council, the Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health wishes to inform that following the necessary investigations carried out after receiving information from the public, the mentioned product must not be consumed due to the possible presence of foreign material (fragments of black rubber) inside.


Product name: Purified drinking water

Brand: H2 Only

Durability dates: June 2020

Lot: 4 02, 4 03

Volume: 2 litres


For further information, the public is kindly requested to contact the Health Inspectorate Services between 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on telephone number 21337333, or by calling personally at its offices at Continental Business Centre, Old Railway Track, Santa Venera or by email [email protected].  The public is also being invited to access the Directorate’s Facebook page at  or our official website for similar information.

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