Rust-Oleum recalls fluorescent pink spray paint

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The can’s spray valve assembly can detach with force

Rust-Oleum of Vernon Hills, Ill., is recalling about 84,000 cans of Rust-Oleum Professional Fluorescent Pink Inverted Marking Spray Paint.

The can’s spray valve assembly can detach with force, posing an impact injury hazard.

The firm has received five reports of the spray valve assembly and plastic cap detaching with force, causing paint to splatter. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Rust-Oleum Professional Fluorescent Pink Marking Paint in a 15 oz. metal can.

The cans have a fluorescent pink plastic lid that matches the color of the paint.

Products sold at Lowe’s state “WATER BASED FORMULA” on the can. The lot code for the recalled products is S34052 for units sold at Lowe’s and S34054 for units sold through other retailers. The lot code is printed on the bottom of the can.

Only these lot codes are included in the recall.

The paint cans, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards, hardware stores nationwide and online at, and from April through July 2023 for about $10.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled spray paint cans, take a photo of the product and the date code on the bottom of the can, wrap the product in a plastic bag, and place it out of reach of children. Consumers may contact Rust-Oleum for a full refund at

Consumers may contact Rust-Oleum at (800) 908-4050 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at or online for more information.

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