Scotch Corporation Recalls Instant Power Toilet Bowl Restorer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 22, 2011
Release #11-178
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 613-4242
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Scotch Corporation Recalls Instant Power Toilet Bowl Restorer

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Instant Power® Toilet Bowl Restorer™

Units: About 74,760

Distributor: Scotch Corporation, of Dallas, Texas

Hazard: The contents can leak from the cap when the bottle is turned on its side. When this happens, the cleaner can come into contact with consumers and property, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.

Incidents/Injuries: Scotch has received seven reports of bottles leaking, resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Instant Power Toilet Bowl Restorer cleaner with model number 1803. The model number is printed the back of the bottle next to the barcode. The toilet bowl restoring product was sold in a grey plastic bottle with an orange cap. The words "Guaranteed" and "Toilet Bowl Restorer" are printed on the bottle.

Sold at: True Value Hardware, Ace Hardware, GEBO's and other retail stores nationwide between February 2009 and January 2010 for about $5.

Manufactured in: USA

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Toilet Bowl Restorer and contact Scotch for disposal instructions and a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Scotch Corporation at (800) 613-4242 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.scotchcorp.com

Picture of recalled toilet bowl restorer