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Sherwin-Williams Recalls Krylon Glaze and Acrylic Due to Fire Hazard

Name of Product:
Krylon® Triple Thick Crystal Clear Glaze and Krylon® Indoor/Outdoor Crystal Clear Acrylic Paint
Hazard:
The aerosol canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the can is stored near a source of ignition.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 28, 2012
Units:
About 98,400
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

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 12-ounce cans of Krylon ® Triple Thick Glaze and 11-ounce Krylon® Indoor/Outdoor Crystal Clear satin acrylic finish. Batch code HL1311FV, HL2081KL or HL2081MN is printed on the bottom of the can, along with UPC code 075577005000 or 724504035305. The Krylon logo is printed on the front of the white spray can with a translucent top.

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

Sherwin-Williams has received 31 reports of leaking canisters, including reports of property damage from leaking paint. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Ace Hardware, Ben Franklin, Do It Best Corp., Kmart, Lowes, Pat Catan's, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide between July 2011 and June 2012 for about $7.
Importer(s):

Sherwin-Williams Company, of Cleveland, Ohio

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
12-259
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