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Rust-Oleum recalls aerosol paint

The bottom of the pressurized container can detach unexpectedly

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Rust-Oleum of Vernon Hills, Ill., is recalling about 10,500 containers of Rust-Oleum Professional Bright Galvanizing Compound Spray.

The bottom of the pressurized container can detach unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard.

The firm has received six reports of the container bottom detaching, including one reported injury.

This recall involves Rust-Oleum Professional Bright Galvanizing Compound Spray used to protect metal surfaces from rust and corrosion. The 20-ounce can is silver with a silver cap.

Only those products with product number 7584838 and batch code H0304A are included in the recall. The product number and batch code are printed on either the top or the bottom of the can.

The label on the can states “Rust-Oleum,” “Professional” and “Bright Galvanizing Compound.”

The aerosol paint, manufactured in the U.S., was sold at Lowe’s, Menards, and other hardware stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com and other websites from March 2020, through October 2020, for about $10.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled aerosol paint and contact Rust-Oleum for a full refund. Rust-Oleum will give consumers information on how to dispose of the product safely.

Consumers may contact Rust-Oleum at (800) 908-4050 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at recall@rustoleum.com or online at www.rustoleum.com and click on “Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information.

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