Sherwin-Williams Voluntarily Recalls Paint

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Sherwin-Williams announced a voluntary recall of several paints in various stores. There have been complaints of leaking cans, which can cause a fire hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall involves approximately 120,000 units of paint.

One recall involves approximately 98,400 units of 12-ounce cans of Krylon Triple Thick Glaze and 11-ounce Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Crystal Clear satin acrylic finish. The company has received 31 reports of leaking canisters, including reports involving property damage from leaking paint. No injuries have been reported. The bottom of the recalled cans is imprinted with batch code “HL 1311FV, HL 2081KL or JL 208 MN” along with the UPC code 075577005000 or 724504035305. The Krylon logo is stamped on the front of the white spray can with a translucent top.

Another recall involves approximately 2,700 units of Dupli-Color Perfect Match Automotive Paint in green metallic. The liquid paint was sold in an 8-ounce spray can. Batch code “HL2031LN” is imprinted on the bottom of the can, along with the UPC code 026916715036.

All the cans involved in these two recalls were manufactured in the U.S. and sold at Ace Hardware, Advance Auto, Autozone, Ben Franklin stores, Discount Auto Parts, Do It Best Corp., General Automotive Supply, Kmart, Lowes, NAPA, Pat Catan’s, Pep Boys, Wal-Mart and other retail stores across the country.

A third recall involves approximately 17,850 units of 11-ounce cans of Tree House Studio Clear Acrylic Matte Coating. The product was sold in a white aerosol can with a Tree House Studio logo and the name “CLEAR ACRYLIC MATTE COATING” imprinted on the front. Batch date “HL2081LT” is imprinted on the bottom of the can, along with the UPC code 724504103004. These cans were sold exclusively at Hobby Lobby stores nationwide.

All cans involved in the recalls were sold between July 2011 and June 2012 for about $7.

Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell recalled consumer products.

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