Rospotrebnadzor admitted powdered alcohol is potentially dangerous to health
- 14 September 2015
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"The powdered drink can affect the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth. As a result, contained ethanol absorbed mucous membranes and enters the blood, which can lead to extreme intoxication, burns and mucosal toxicity "- believe in Rospotrebnadzor.
It is noted that one of the major risks - the possibility of changing the powder dosing consumer when mixed with water or misuse. Thus, the ministry feared that the Russians will drink alcohol powder in dry form or inhale.
In Rospotrebnadzor added that there are no references to alcohol powder and requirements in technical regulations of the Customs Union.
June 8 head of the Public Chamber's Commission on Social Policy, Labour Relations and quality of life of citizens Vladimir Slepak sent a Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, a letter with a request to prohibit or restrict the sale of alcohol powder in Russia.
Earlier, on June 4 on the need to prohibit the sale of alcohol powder Russia, said the deputy head of Rosalkogolregulirovaniya Vladislav Spirin.
In early June, "Izvestia" wrote that the US company Lipsmark LLC, which produces alcohol powder Palcohol, is going to enter the Russian market in 2016. In the US, powdered alcohol sales start is scheduled for this summer. Currently the company offers a dry vodka version of rum and cocktails "Cosmopolitan", "Margarita" and the Lemon Drop.