WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Instant Power® Toilet Bowl Restorer™
Units: About 74,760
Distributor: Scotch Corporation, of Dallas, Texas
Hazard: The contents can leak from the cap when the bottle is turned on its side. When this happens, the cleaner can come into contact with consumers and property, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.
Incidents/Injuries: Scotch has received seven reports of bottles leaking, resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Instant Power Toilet Bowl Restorer cleaner with model number 1803. The model number is printed the back of the bottle next to the barcode. The toilet bowl restoring product was sold in a grey plastic bottle with an orange cap. The words "Guaranteed" and "Toilet Bowl Restorer" are printed on the bottle.
Sold at: Menards, True Value Hardware, Ace Hardware, GEBO's and other retail stores nationwide between February 2009 and January 2010 for about $5.
Manufactured in: USA
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Toilet Bowl Restorer and contact Scotch for disposal instructions and a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Scotch Corporation at (800) 613-4242 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.scotchcorp.com.
Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11178.html
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 613-4242
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission