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Woolworths Ltd—Select Drain Cleaner 1L (revised - see PRA 2014/14194)

PRA number: 2014/14064
Date published: 17th April 2014

Product information

Product description

Liquid drain cleaner used in a domestic environment to unblock drains. This product contains 190g/L of Sodium Hydroxide and is a Schedule 6 Poison and a Dangerous Good Class 8 Corrosive.

Attached recall notice has been revised - please see PRA 2014/14194

Identifying features

714069

What are the defects?

The Child Resistant Cap may be faulty in contravention of the mandatory requirements for a Schedule 6 Poison and a Dangerous Good Class 8 Corrosive.

What are the hazards?

If the bottle tips over or is dropped, the cap could fail and the corrosive contents could splash on the user or a by-stander, causing serious eye injuries or skin burns. Young children may also be able to open the bottle and consume its contents, which are poisonous.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st September 2013 - 21st March 2014

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Woolworths, Safeway, Food4Less and Flemings stores nationwide

Supplier

Pascoes Pty Ltd

Supplier's web site

http://www.woolworths.com.au/

What should consumers do?

Customers should immediately dispose of any Select Drain Cleaner 1 Litre marked with “Made in China” by following the usage directions as indicated on the label and thoroughly rinsing out the container and cap with cold water. A receipt for the product and/or rinsed out bottle can be presented to any Woolworths, Safeway, Food4Less or Flemings store for a full refund.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Woolworths Select Drain Cleaner Recall Notice.pdf (10.1 KB)