Scotch Corporation, of Dallas, Texas just issued a product recall for about 74,760 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Instant PowerÂ® Toilet Bowl Restorersâ„¢, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.
The contents of the defective product can leak from the cap when the bottle is turned on its side. When this happens, the cleaner can come into contact with consumers and property, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.
To date, Scotch has received seven reports of bottles leaking, resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled consumer product was made in the United States and sold at Menards, True Value Hardware, Ace Hardware, GEBO’s, and other retail stores nationwide between February 2009 and January 2010 for about $5.
This recall involves the defective toilet cleanser Instant Power Toilet Bowl Restorer with model number 1803. The model number is printed on the back of the bottle next to the barcode. The recalled toilet bowl restoring product was sold in a gray plastic bottle with an orange cap. The words “Guaranteed” and “Toilet Bowl Restorer” are printed on the bottle.
The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled Toilet Bowl Restorer and contact Scotch for disposal instructions and a full refund. The CPSC also notes that it is illegal to resell or to attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Scotch Corporation can be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.613.4242 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s website at www.scotchcorp.com.