Krud Kutter Recalls Adhesive Removers Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure and Cautionary Labeling Requirements

The bottles are not child-resistant as required and labels do not warn of the hazard as required by the Federal Hazardous Substances Act.

Recall date: October 21, 2015
Recall number: 16-014
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  • Krud Kutter® Decal & Adhesive Remover  (8 oz flip-top)

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    Krud Kutter® Decal & Adhesive Remover (8 oz flip-top)

  • Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (8 oz. flip-top)

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    Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (8 oz. flip-top)

  • Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (16 oz. spray)

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    Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (16 oz. spray)

  • Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (32 oz. spray)

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    Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (32 oz. spray)

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Adhesive removers

Hazard:

The packaging is not child resistant as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act and the labeling on the product violates the Federal Hazardous Substances Act because it does not warn of the hazard presented. The adhesive remover contains petroleum distillates, which pose aspiration and poisoning hazards if swallowed.

Consumer Contact:

Krud Kutter at 800-908-4050 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or online at www.krudkutter.com and click on Recall Information for more information. 

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Recall Details

Units

About 85,000

Description

This recall involves Krud Kutter Decal & Adhesive Remover and Krud Kutter Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover.

 

The decal adhesive remover came in a clear plastic eight-ounce bottle with a purple flip-open top. The front of the bottle has a yellow and purple label with the Krud Kutter Earth Friendly logo and the words "Safe on Clearcoats!," "Removes adhesive, asphalt, decals, road tar & more," "Decal & Adhesive Remover" and "Biodegradable." An image of a black sports car with a flame decal on it are also on the label.

 

The specialty adhesive remover came in 8-ounce, 16-ounce and 32-ounce clear plastic bottles. The 8-ounce bottle has a purple flip-open top. The two larger bottles have purple trigger spray tops. The front of the bottles have a purple and yellow label with the Krud Kutter Earth Friendly logo and the words "Professional Strength," "Krud Kutter," Ultra Power Special Adhesive Remover," "Removes Adhesive, Caulk, Foam, Mastic, Silicone, Roofing Tar & More" and "Biodegradable."

 

The recalled adhesive removers have product numbers PU08, UP08, UP16 and UP32 and were manufactured from October 2014 to July 2015. The product numbers can be found on the product label on the back of the product under the Krud Kutter Inc. contact information. The date codes are printed on the back of the bottle in black ink above the label.

 

Krud Kutter adhesive removers with the following product numbers and date codes are being recalled:   

 

Product Name

Product Numbers

Date Code(s)

Krud Kutter® Decal & Adhesive Remover  (8 oz flip-top)

PU08 

PW4O271 001, PW4O281 001, PW4N181 002, PW54111 002, PW5413 003 

Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (8 oz. flip-top) 

UP08 

PW4N191 002, PW4N201 002, PW57141 005, PW57151 006, PW57161 006, PW57171 006 

Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (16 oz. spray)

UP16

PW4O231 001, PW4N181 002, PW4D091 004, PW56151 004, PW56161 004, PW57141 005

Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (32 oz. spray)

UP32

PW55041 003, PW55051 003

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled adhesive removers and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.   

Sold at

The Home Depot and other paint and hardware stores nationwide and online at krudkutter.com between October 2014 and September 2015 for $5 to $20 each. 

Manufacturer(s)

Krud Kutter Inc. of Cumming, Ga.

Manufactured in

United States

  • Krud Kutter® Decal & Adhesive Remover (8 oz flip-top)

  • Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (8 oz. flip-top)

  • Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (16 oz. spray)

  • Krud Kutter® Ultra Power Specialty Adhesive Remover (32 oz. spray)