The Boyer Corporation of LaGrange, Ill., is recalling about 329,000 packages of Soap Supply Co. Lye, Soap Makers Lye, California Soap Supply, Combo Pure Solutions, Red Crown High Test Lye, and Boyer Potassium Hydroxide Flakes.
The products contain sodium and/or potassium 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.
CPSC has received two reports of chemical burn injuries the California Soap Supply product. One involved a child who received chemical burns to his mouth after gaining access to the product.
This recall involves six brands of sodium and potassium hydroxide products sold in two pound clear plastic bottles with a continuous thread closure cap.
The products are commonly advertised as being used for home soapmaking projects and clearing drains.
The lot numbers included in the recall are from 4001 to 9288 and are located on the bottom of the jar and on the side of the box.
The brands of products and description of the packaging included in the recall are:
Soap Supply Co. Lye
Soap Makers Lye
California Soap Supply
dark blue label
Combo Pure Solutions
light blue label
Red Crown High Test Lye
Boyer Potassium Hydroxide Flakes
The recalled products, manufactured in the U.S., were sold online at Amazon.com and other websites from January 2015, through October 2019, for about $5.
What to do
Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Boyer for a free replacement child-resistant cap.
Consumers may contact Boyer Corporation at (800) 323-4030 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com or online at www.boyercorporation.com.