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Belle Chemical recalls drain cleaner

The product label lacks the mandatory hazard statement on the front of the package

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Belle Chemical of Billings, Mont., is recalling about 6,400 containers of 100% Sodium Hydroxide Drain Cleaner.

The label of the product, which contains sodium hydroxide, violates the Federal Hazardous Substance Act (FHSA) by omitting the word “poison” for poisonous chemicals and the mandatory hazard statement on the front on the packaging.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves sodium hydroxide drain cleaner sold in a 2-lb white plastic bottle with a red and black label and includes a child-resistant closure.

Belle Chemical, Sodium Hydroxide and 100% Sodium Hydroxide Drain Cleaner are printed on the label.

The drain cleaner, manufactured in the U.S., was sold online at  Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Ebay.com, Bonanza.com, Jet.com, Etsy.com and Bellechemical.com from February 2017, through January 2020, for between $5 and $8.

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the recalled product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Belle Chemical for a free replacement label to put on the product.

Consumers may contact Belle Chemical toll-free at (877) 522-2233 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (MT) Monday through Friday, by email at info@bellechemical.com or online at www.bellechemical.com and click on RECALL INFORMATION for more information.

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