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Subject: [DCHAS-L] CR Brands Recalls Mean Green Cleaner and Degreaser Products Due to Chemical Hazard
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:05:07 +0000
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1. CR Brands Recalls Mean Green Cleaner and Degreaser Products Due to Chemical Hazard

CR Brands Recalls Mean Green Cleaner and Degreaser Products Due to Chemical Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Mean Greenå¨ Super Strength Cleaner & Degreaser and Mean Greenå¨ Industrial Strength Cleaner & Degreaser

Hazard: The products are labeled ‰??Does not contain Ammonia.‰?? The products may contain ammonia. The mislabeling of the bottles can pose a chemical hazard to consumers. If ammonia is mixed with bleach or other household chemicals, irritating or toxic gases could be produced.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: CR Brands toll free at (866) 447-3369 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Mondays through Fridays or online at and click on Safety Letters for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 83,800

Description: The recalled cleaning products came in white plastic spray bottles and white or green plastic containers. The words ‰??Mean Green Super Strength Cleaner & Degreaser‰?? or ‰??Mean Green Industrial Strength Cleaner & Degreaser‰?? are on a label on the front and the UPC number is on the back. The recall involves products with date codes 4225, 4226, 4227, 4228, 4229 and 4230. The date code is printed on the back of the bottle near the QR code. For a list of recalled units, click here:

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers who have a product with the UPC and date code should immediately discontinue use of the product and return it to the retailer for a replacement.

Sold at: Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, Fred‰??s, Walmart and small retailers nationwide from August 2014 to November 2014 for between $1 and $8.

Manufacturer: CR Brands, Inc., West Chester, OH

Manufactured in: United States


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