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Numerous Cleaning Supplies Recalled Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements, Child Injury Reported

By Burg Simpson

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March 25, 2020   Ohio Legal Updates, Ohio Products Liability

During the current pandemic, soaps, disinfectants, and other cleaning supplies are in high demand and have flown off the shelves. Because of the lack of availability, many people have begun making their own soaps and cleaning products at home. Alarmingly, the Consumer Product Safety Commission recently announced that numerous cleaning supply products used to make soap have been recalled due to failure to meet child-resistant packaging requirements.

On March 18, 2020, both Boyer Corporation, Inc. and Belle Chemical issued recalls for numerous cleaning products due to their failure to comply with the Poison Prevention Packaging Act because the packaging for their products was not child resistant. In fact, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has received reports of at least one child sustaining chemical burns to their mouth after gaining access to one of Boyer Corporation’s products.

These recalls cover hundreds of thousands of units that were sold at online locations such as Amazon, Walmart, Ebay, Bonanza, Jet, and Etsy. The specific products subject to the recalls are:

Manufacturer

Product

Boyer

–          Soap Supply Co. Lye

–          Soap Makers Lye

–          California Soap Supply

–          Combo Pure Solutions

–          Red Crown High Test Lye

–          Boyer Potassium Hydroxide Flakes

Belle Chemical

–          Sodium Hydroxide

–          Lye/Caustic Soda and Potassium Hydroxide

–          Caustic Potash Ash

If your child suffered injuries after gaining access to one of Boyer Corporation or Belle Chemical’s recalled cleaning products, call one of the award-winning product liability lawyers in Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati office today. Our accomplished lineup of product liability attorneys have years of experience taking on the biggest manufacturers in the world, held leadership positions in mass tort litigation cases, and helped thousands of clients obtain justice and compensation. Burg Simpson can help your child get the compensation they deserve! Call 513-852-5600 to discuss your potential claim, or fill out our contact form for a FREE no-obligation consultation today.

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