PPG Industries Australia Pty Ltd—Flood Tile & Laminate Paint Brush Cleaner & Thinners

Identifying features

All batches are being recalled. The bar codes for the products are 9314177241212 (500mL) and 9314177241229 (1L)

What are the defects?

The child-proof cap may not be adequately secure and, in some cases, may be openable by a child.

What are the hazards?

If the product is not stored out of reach of children as directed, young children may be able to open the container and come into contact with or consume its contents, which are poisonous and corrosive. Contact with the contents may result in injury or irritation to the skin and eyes, and to mucous membranes, respiratory tract and lungs in case of inhalation. Ingestion of the contents may result in poisoning injury or even death.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should handle the product in accordance with the safety instructions on the tin, and either use all of the contents immediately, or secure the lid as tightly as possible, put it in two layers of securely closed plastic bags, and return it to the place of purchase for a refund. In case of any contact with the contents, follow the first aid instructions on the container carefully.

Contact Details: PPG Industries Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 055500939), 9
Birmingham Ave, Villawood, NSW 2163; Telephone Customer Service -
Technical Department on 131 686; or via email at john.willis@ppg.com or go
to www.floodaustralia.net

Traders who sold this product

Various paint and hardware stores.

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 August 2013 - 16 September 2015
  • 1 November 2014 - 16 September 2015

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product category