Voluntary Recall Issued on Corona Extra Bottles

The Constellation Brands Beer Division has announced a voluntary recall of select Corona Extra 12-packs and 18-packs of 12-oz. clear bottles with deposit labels in the U.S. and Guam.

These bottles may contain small particles of glass, the company said in a press release.

Bottles affected represent “less than one-tenth of one percent of Corona Extra 12-ounce clear bottles in the marketplace,” the company said. Production codes affected include:

Corona Extra 12-Pack Bottles (Deposit)

A016___4  through  B246___4

OR

L285___4  through  L315___4

733706If the last digit is not a 4, then the bottle is unaffected by the recall. If the last digit is a 4, check the first four characters. If the first four characters fall between A016 through B246 OR L285 through L315, visit coronaextrausa.com/recall or call (866) 204-9407.

Corona Extra 18-Pack Bottles (Deposit)

A216___8  through  B226___8

If the last digit is not an 8, this product is unaffected by the recall. If the last digit is an 8, check the first four characters. If the first four characters fall between A216 through B226, visit coronaextrausa.com/recall or call (866) 204-9407.

This recall comes after routine quality assurance inspections at two AB InBev breweries that produce some of Constellation Brands’ beer products on an interim basis. Constellation is recalling select packages of Corona Extra that may contain defective bottles as a precaution to ensure the safety of consumers.

733705To date, the company has received no consumer complaints or reports of injuries resulting from the affected bottles.

All recalled products are being removed from the market.

The company encourages consumers who have packages and bottles marked with the production codes below to visit http://www.coronaextrausa.com/recall or call (866) 204-9407 for instructions on reimbursement.

The majority of Corona Extra products, including those listed below, are not part of this recall:

Unaffected Corona Extra 12-packs (Note: Most 12-packs are unaffected)
Corona Extra 6-pack and 24-pack bottles
Corona Extra cans, draft beer and 24-ounce bottles
Corona Light bottles, cans and draft beer
Corona Familiar and Coronita bottles

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