Sherwin-Williams Recalls Dupli-Color Automotive Paint Due to Fire Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 28, 2012
Release #12-258
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 304-3769
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Sherwin-Williams Recalls Dupli-Color Automotive Paint Due to Fire Hazard

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: Dupli-Color® Perfect Match™ Automotive Paint

Units: About 2,700

Importer: Sherwin-Williams Company, of Cleveland, Ohio

Hazard: The aerosol paint canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the paint can is stored near a source of ignition.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Dupli-Color Perfect Match™ automotive paint in green metallic. The liquid paint was sold in an 8-ounce spray paint can. Batch code "HL2031LN" is printed on the bottom of the can, along with UPC code 026916715036.

Sold at: Advance Auto, Autozone, Discount Auto Parts, General Automotive Supply, NAPA, Pep Boys and other retail stores between July 2011 and June 2012 for about $7.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Sherwin-Williams for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Sherwin-Williams toll-free at (888) 304-3769 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.sherwin-williams.com



Picture of recalled aerosol canister              Picture of the bottom of the recalled aerosol canister showing location of batch date