CR Brands Recalls Mean Green Cleaner and Degreaser Products Due to Chemical Hazard

Cleaners may be mislabeled "Does not contain ammonia" but may, creating a chemical hazard. If mixed with other chemicals, could produce toxic gases.

Recall date: January 21, 2015
Recall number: 15-061
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    Date codes are printed on the back of the bottle near the QR code

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Mean Green® Super Strength Cleaner & Degreaser and Mean Green® Industrial Strength Cleaner & Degreaser

Hazard:

The products are labeled “Does not contain Ammonia.” The products may contain ammonia. The mislabeling of the bottles can pose a chemical hazard to consumers. If ammonia is mixed with bleach or other household chemicals, irritating or toxic gases could be produced.

Consumer Contact:

CR Brands toll free at (866) 447-3369 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Mondays through Fridays or online at www.crbrandsinc.com and click on Safety Letters for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 83,800

Description

The recalled cleaning products came in white plastic spray bottles and white or green plastic containers. The words “Mean Green Super Strength Cleaner & Degreaser” or “Mean Green Industrial Strength Cleaner & Degreaser” are on a label on the front and the UPC number is on the back. The recall involves products with date codes 4225, 4226, 4227, 4228, 4229 and 4230. The date code is printed below the label on the bottle. The recalled units include:

 

  Size UPC
Mean Green Super Strength Spray 20oz 720547001208
Mean Green Super Strength Spray 40oz 720547001406
Mean Green Super Strength 128oz 720547001017
Mean Green Industrial Strength 128oz 720547001024
Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers who have a product with the UPC and date code should immediately discontinue use of the product and return it to the retailer for a replacement.

Sold at

Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, Fred’s, Walmart and small retailers nationwide from August 2014 to November 2014 for between $1 and $8.

Manufacturer(s)

CR Brands, Inc., West Chester, OH

Manufactured in

United States

  • Mean Green Super Strength #720547001017 128oz

  • Mean Green Super Strength #720547001406 40oz

  • Mean Green Super Strength #720547001208 20oz

  • Mean Green Industrial Strength #720547001024 128oz

  • Date codes are printed on the back of the bottle near the QR code