Vodka is recognized as one of the highest-quality products in Russia

© RIA Novosti / Michael Microchimeric in fotobounce supermarket at the liquor storeVodka is recognized as one of the highest-quality products in Russia© RIA Novosti / Michael Microchimeric the image Bank

Experts Roskoshestvo did not reveal any serious irregularities in inspection of domestic and foreign vodka sold in legal retail. In a message posted on the organization’s website, they say that vodka became one of the most high-quality goods in Russia.

The study tested 49 brands of domestic and imported vodka. The assessment went more than twenty indicators of quality and safety. So, the drink was tested for content of technical and methyl alcohol, fusel oils, impurities, nitrates, heavy metals, and studied the quality of water used in the production.

According to the study, 31 of the 49 product meets «high standards Roskoshestvo». The remaining 18 named «quality» — they fully comply with the mandatory requirements claimed on the label information.

According to the head of the center of researches Federal and regional alcohol markets Vadim Drobeta, a surrogate low-quality product can be found only in illegal retail stores, not licensed, pavilions, kiosks, sellers with it.

«Such products are made in semi-artisan conditions using stolen illegal alcohol and does not meet the mandatory requirements of technical regulations» — said Drobiz.

Experts Roskoshestvo assured that all vodka involved in the study, made on the basis of food alcohol, does not contain denatured alcohol and furfural, and toxic substances, and methanol is below the established level.