PhotoThe Valspar Corporation of Minneapolis, Minn., is recalling about 10,300 containers of Cabot wood cleaner and wood brightener products.

A faulty cap seal can cause the containers to leak contents, posing a chemical hazard. Inhaling, ingesting or skin contact with the product can cause burning and other injuries.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Cabot-branded wood cleaner and wood brightener products, sold in one gallon (3.78 L) white bottles with a handle that are about 9 inches tall. The bottles have the Cabot logo and the name of the product on the front.

Products included in the recall have the following badge alphanumeric identifier printed on the back of bottle:


Wood Cleaner

Wood Brightener











Both products were manufactured in the U.S.

The wood cleaners were sold at Menards in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin in August 2016 for about $10.

The wood brighteners were sold at Blain Supply, Do It Best, L&M Fleet Supply, Menards and Orgill in California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota and South Dakota from August 2016, through September 2016, for about $15.

What to do

Consumers should stop using the recalled products and keep them away from children and immediately contact Valspar for disposal and refund instructions.

Consumers may contact Cabot Stains toll-free at 877-755-3336 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) or online at and click on the Information on Cabot Cleaner and Brightener Recall link at the top of the page.



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