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biOrigins Sodium Hydroxide Products Recalled Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Packaging Requirement and Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement; Imported by Madar Corporation; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com (Recall Alert)

biOrigins Sodium Hydroxide Products Recalled Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Packaging Requirement and Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement; Imported by Madar Corporation; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com (Recall Alert)

Recalled biOrigins-branded sodium hydroxide – 500 grams bag

The weight and batch number appear on the back of the product

Recalled biOrigins-branded sodium hydroxide – 1-kilogram bag

The weight and batch number appear on the back of the product

Name of Product:

biOrigins Sodium Hydroxide Products

Hazard:

The product contains sodium 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 Substances Act (FHSA) by omitting the mandatory information on the packaging.

Recall Date:

April 07, 2022

Recall Details

Description:

The recall involves biOrigins-branded sodium hydroxide products. The product was sold in 500 grams and 1-kilogram zip-top, silver bags. The biOrigins logo and “LYE CAUSTIC SODA/SODIUM HYDROXIDE” are printed on the front of the bag on a white and blue label. The weight and batch number 4430708, 4423901, 4415403 or 4408414 appear on the back of the product.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately store the recalled product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Madar Corporation for a full refund and a free warning label. Madar Corporation is contacting all purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively At:

Online at amazon.com from July 2020 through July 2021 for between $27 and $40.

Importer(s):

Madar Corporation LTD, of the United Kingdom

Manufactured In:

United Kingdom

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

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