5.4 million bottles of Liquid Plumr recalled

Posted at 5:41 AM, Jul 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-18 09:17:30-04

Three types of Liquid Plumr Clog Removers have been recalled by the Clorox Company due to a failure to meet child-resistant closure requirements.

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According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, children can remove the top of the recalled bottles, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.

The products contain sodium hydroxide, which is required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act to be sealed with child-resistant packaging.

These recalled products are sold in 17-ounce bottles that are about 9 inches tall, totaling 5.4 million bottles. The bottles have the Liquid Plumr logo and the name of the product on the front.

Products included in the recall are:

• Liquid Plumr® Pro-Strength Foaming Clog Fighter® (UPC Code 44600-00214)
• Liquid Plumr® Industrial Strength Urgent Clear® (UPC Code 44600-30548)
• Liquid Plumr® Pro-Strength Urgent Clear® (UPC Code 44600-31484)

If you have questions, call the company toll-free at 855-490-0705 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit

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