• Products Affected: DIYChemical Brand Potassium Hydroxide and Sodium Hydroxide
• Reason for Recall: Non-compliance with the National Poison Prevention Act — missing child-resistant packaging and the absence of the “POISON” wording on the label
OFFICIAL CPSC LINK: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2023/Chemboys-Recalls-DIY-Chemicals-Potassium-and-Sodium-Hydroxide-Products-Due-to-Failure-to-Meet-Child-Resistant-Packaging-Requirement-and-Violation-of-FHSA-Labeling-Requirement-Recall-Alert
Notice of Product Recall: DIYChemical Brand Potassium Hydroxide and Sodium Hydroxide
To our valued customers,
We wish to inform you of a recent recall concerning our DIYChemical Brand Potassium Hydroxide and Sodium Hydroxide products. The decision to recall these items has been made in response to the products not meeting the necessary safety standards set by the National Poison Prevention Act. Specifically, the products were packaged without child-resistant features and were missing the “POISON” indication on the label.
Details of the Recall:
- Products: DIYChemical Brand Potassium Hydroxide and Sodium Hydroxide
- Reason: Non-compliance with the National Poison Prevention Act — absence of child-resistant packaging and omission of the “POISON” label.
What You Should Do:
- Immediate Safety Measures: Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of sight and reach of children.
- Return for Refund: If your product is unopened, you can return it for a full refund.
- Get a Safe Remedy: Contact Chemboys to receive free replacement child-resistant packaging and a new label. If you wish to keep the product, we will provide you with the necessary safe packaging solutions.
- Dispose: If you have already opened your product, and do not wish to receive a free replacement child-resistant packaging and a new label, please dispose of the product according to all local and national regulations.
All known purchasers are being contacted directly by the firm regarding this recall.
The National Poison Prevention Act requires the use of child-resistant packaging and clear “POISON” labeling on certain household chemicals as a measure to ensure the safety of consumers, especially young children. We deeply regret this oversight and are making comprehensive efforts to ensure this does not happen in the future.
We understand the trust you place in our products and apologize for any inconvenience or concerns this might have caused. Please know that your safety and satisfaction are of paramount importance to us.
For any inquiries related to this recall:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (855) 243-6722, extension 7
Thank you for your understanding and patience.
Best regards, The DIYChemical Team