LCBO Recalls Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin

TORONTO, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - LCBO is issuing a recall of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin #217281 – 1.14L after consultation with Bacardi Canada because the actual alcohol content does not match the alcohol declared on the label.  The affected product has been removed from the shelves of all LCBO stores.

This recall was initiated after an investigation by LCBO Quality Assurance revealed a deviation in the stated 40% alcohol content by volume. The affected lot L16304w has alcohol content by volume of 77%. 

The recall only affects the product listed below:


Brand Description

Lot Codes


Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin 1.14L



This product is not safe for consumption.  Consuming a product with an alcohol content of 77% could cause serious illness.

Customers and licensees should return the recalled product to any LCBO store for a full refund. 


For further information: Media inquiries: Christine Bujold, LCBO Media Relations Co-ordinator, Tel. 416-864-6772; Cell: 416-587-3729; E-mail:


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