The product contains sodium hydroxide which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes. In addition, the label on the product violates the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) by omitting the mandatory information on the packaging.
Madar Corporation collect at 315-537-8102 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. GMT Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.mysticmomentsuk.com/products/lye- caustic-soda-sodium-hydroxide or www.madarcorporation.co.uk and click on “Important Recall Information For US Customers” for more information.
The recall involves biOrigins-branded sodium hydroxide products. The product was sold in 500 grams and 1-kilogram zip-top, silver bags. The biOrigins logo and “LYE CAUSTIC SODA/SODIUM HYDROXIDE” are printed on the front of the bag on a white and blue label. The weight and batch number 4430708, 4423901, 4415403 or 4408414 appear on the back of the product.
Consumers should immediately store the recalled product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Madar Corporation for a full refund and a free warning label. Madar Corporation is contacting all purchasers directly.
Madar Corporation LTD, of the United Kingdom
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