Belle Chemicals Recalls Drain Cleaner Product Due to Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement

Recall Summary

Name of Product: 100% Sodium Hydroxide Drain Cleaner

Hazard: The product contains sodium hydroxide. The label on the product violates the Federal Hazardous Substance Act (FHSA) by omitting the word “poison” for poisonous chemicals and the mandatory hazard statement on the front on the packaging.

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately store the recalled product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Belle Chemical for a free replacement label to put on the product.

Consumer Contact:

Belle Chemical toll-free at 877-522-2233 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at info@bellechemical.com or online at www.bellechemical.com and click on RECALL INFORMATION for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 6,400

Description:

This recall involves sodium hydroxide drain cleaner sold in a 2-pound white plastic bottle with a red and black label and includes a child-resistant closure. Belle Chemical, Sodium Hydroxide and 100% Sodium Hydroxide Drain Cleaner are printed on the label.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold Online At: Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Ebay.com, Bonanza.com, Jet.com, Etsy.com and Bellechemical.com from February 2017 through January 2020 for about $13.


Distributor: Belle Chemical, of Billings, Mont.

Manufacturer: Belle Chemical, of Billings, Mont.

Manufactured in: United States

Belle Chemical Recalls Sodium and Potassium Hydroxide Products Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement and Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement

Recall Summary

Name of Products: Sodium Hydroxide, Lye/Caustic Soda and Potassium Hydroxide, Caustic Potash Ash

Hazard: The products contain sodium or potassium hydroxide which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.

In addition, the label on the product violates the Federal Hazardous Substance Act (FHSA) by omitting the word “poison” for poisonous chemicals and the mandatory hazard statement on the front on the packaging.

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Belle Chemical for a free replacement child-resistant packaging and label to put on the product.

Consumer Contact:

Belle Chemical toll-free at 877-522-2233 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at info@bellechemical.com, or online at www.bellechemical.com and click on RECALL INFORMATION for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 103,000

Description:

This recall involves sodium and potassium hydroxide products that are sold in three sizes: 4 ounce, 8-ounce and 1-pound. The products are labeled as being used for soaps, cleaners, water treatment food preparation, pH buffer and metal dissolution. The potassium products and the 4-ounce and 8-ounce sodium hydroxide products are sold in black resealable bags; the 1-pound sodium hydroxide product is sold in a white resealable bag. The sodium hydroxide product is stated as being food grade.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold Online At: Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Ebay.com, Bonanza.com, Jet.com, Etsy.com and Bellechemical.com from February 2017 through January 2020 for about $9.


Distributor: Belle Chemical, of Billings, Mont.

Manufacturer: Belle Chemical, of Billings, Mont.

Manufactured in: United States