From: "Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety" <secretary**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] CPSC Recall: Valspar Recalls Wood Cleaner and Wood Brightener Products Due to Chemical Hazard
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:10:02 -0500
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??Recall Date: December 1, 2016
Recall Number: 17-043
Valspar Recalls Wood Cleaner and Wood Brightener Products Due to Chemical Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Cabot wood cleaner and wood brightener products

Hazard: A faulty cap seal can cause the containers to leak contents, posing a chemical hazard to consumers. Inhaling, ingesting or skin contact with the product can cause burning and other injuries.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should stop using the recalled products and keep them away from children and immediately contact Valspar for disposal and refund instructions.

Consumer Contact: Cabot Stains toll-free at 877-755-3336 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET or online at and click on the Information on Cabot Cleaner and Brightener Recall link at the top of the page.

Photos available here:

Recall Details

Units: About 10,300

Description: This recall involves Cabot-branded wood cleaner and wood brightener products, sold in one gallon (3.78 L) white bottles with a handle that are about 9 inches tall. The bottles have the Cabot logo and the name of the product on the front. Products included in the recall have the following badge alphanumeric identifier printed on the back of bottle: More information available here:

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: The wood cleaners were sold at Menards in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin in August 2016 for about $10. The wood brighteners were sold at Blain Supply, Do It Best, L&M Fleet Supply, Menards and Orgill in California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota and South Dakota from August 2016 through September 2016 for about $15.

Importer/Distributor: The Valspar Corporation, Cabot brand owner, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured in: United States

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