A TIP-OFF led Trading Standards officers to a Huddersfield off-licence in search of illegal vodka.
The Examiner reported earlier this month that West Yorkshire Trading Standards were concerned about sales of ‘Drop Vodka’.
The drink has been tested by the West Yorkshire Public Analyst and found to contain chloroform and isopropyl alcohol. Neither of the chemicals should be present and it has been classed as “unfit for human consumption”.
A spokesman for West Yorkshire Trading Standards said: “We had some reliable intelligence that the product had been supplied to an off-licence in the Huddersfield area.
“When we checked it out there was none on sale, but there is the possibility that it had been sold.”
He added that off-licences in the Wakefield and Leeds areas had been caught selling the drink.
The bottles found by West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service are not acutely toxic, but the long-term effects of consumption are unknown.