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WD-40 Company Recalls X-14 Mildew Stain Remover Due to Risk of Skin Irritation

  • Recalled X-14 Cleaner 16 oz. Bottle
  • Recalled X-14 Cleaner 32 oz. Bottle
Name of Product:
X-14® Mildew Stain Remover
Hazard:

Pressure can build up inside the bottle and cause it to fall over and leak, posing a risk of skin irritation.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 05, 2020
Units:

About 130,000

Consumer Contact

WD-40 Company toll-free at 888-324-7596, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves includes only the 16 and 32 ounce bottles of X-14 Mildew Stain Remover.  The recalled bottles have a lot code between 20052 O and 20127 O, which can be found on the back of the bottle.  X-14 Mildew Stain Remover is a bathroom cleaning product used to remove mildew and stains from grout, tile, vinyl, and plastic surfaces.  X-14 Mildew Stain Remover is printed on the front of the blue plastic spray bottle.  

Bottle Size Lot Code on Back of Bottle UPC
16 ounce 20052 O – 20063 O 041737260015
32 ounce 20062 O – 20127 O 041737260763
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled X-14 Mildew Stain Remover and contact WD-40 Company for instructions on how to dispose of the product or return it to receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None.

Sold At:
Amazon.com, Ace Hardware, Publix, Do It Best Hardware, and other retail stores (not sold in California stores) from March 2020 through July 2020 for between $4 and $5.
Manufacturer(s):
Spartan Chemical Company Inc., of Maumee, Ohio
Distributor(s):
WD-40 Company, of San Diego, Calif.
Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
20-160
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