Toxic alcohol company fined harshly

Health inspectors in Hanoi decided to issue fine of VND70 million ($3,080) on Dai Loi Company in Cau Giay district because it has produced alcohol 90 degree and 70 degree without circulation permit.
 

Toxic alcohol company fined harshly

Before, a 45 year old man in Hanoi was pronounced dead after four day intensive treatment in Bach Mai Hospital’s Anti-Poison Center due to methanol poison.
His relatives said that he drank surgical alcohol of Dai Loi Company instead of wine. Test result showed that the remaining alcohol in the bottle had excessive methanol content.
Soon, the health inspectors paid visits to Dai Loi Company, discovering the illegal products. Accordingly, in addition to the fine, the inspectors asked the company to destroy over 2,800 liter of alcohol worth VND128 million.

By MINH KHANG - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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