November 4, 2004
- Valvoline Recall of Brake Cleaner and Brake Parts Cleaner
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Valvoline Company, a Division of Ashland Inc., of Lexington, Ky. is voluntarily recalling 2.8 million cans of Pyroil® brake parts cleaner and NAPA® brake cleaner. The affected aerosol cans contain a defective spray valve that might stick when depressed, possibly emptying the canís flammable contents.
May 8, 2002
- Astra International and Consumers Union Recall of Glove Compartment Organizers
Astra International of New York, NY and Consumers Union of Yonkers, NY are voluntarily recalling about 15,000 glove compartment organizers. Astra International imported and sold these glove compartment organizers exclusively to Consumers Union. They were mailed in a white cardboard box, the kit is a black-cloth-covered case containing a flashlight, tire gauge, pocketknife, pen, and pad. Consumer Reports magazine, published by Consumers Union, offered this premium to new subscribers between October 2001 and April 2002.
September 20, 2001
- Blue Coral Recall of Rain-X® Glass Cleaner and Washer Fluid
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Blue Coral, of Cleveland, Ohio is voluntarily recalling about 1.1 million containers of Rain-X® glass cleaner and washer fluid. The products, which contain methyl alcohol, are not sealed with child-resistant closures as required by federal law. Methyl alcohol, also known as methanol, is toxic and can cause blindness or death if ingested.
August 17, 2000
- Starting Fluid Recalled by Penray
May 16, 2000
- Windshield Washer Fluid Recalled by Filter Tech
May 13, 1998
- Super Clean Aerosol Foam Recalled by Castrol North America
In cooperation with the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission (CPSC), Castrol North America Inc.of Wayne, N.J., is recalling about 338,500 cans of SuperClean aerosol foam. The defective cans could allow thecleaner to gradually leak out through the seams. Directcontact with the cleaner could burn or irritate consumers'eyes and skin.
February 25, 1997
- XCEL Windshield Washer Fluid Recall by Petroleum Packers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product SafetyCommission (CPSC), Petroleum Packers Inc. of Tampa, Fla., is recallingabout 4,000 bottles of XCEL brand windshield washer fluid. The bottles offluid, which contain methyl alcohol, are not labeled with the necessarywarnings, precautionary measures, chemical identification, andinstructions for first aid in the event of ingestion, as required by theFederal Hazardous Substances Act. Methyl alcohol is toxic and can causeblindness or death if ingested.
January 26, 1995
- Automotive Protectant Products Recalled by Turtle Wax
February 15, 1990
- "Simoniz" Quick Gloss Is Recalled
March 17, 1986
- "Proven Value Antifreeze" Recalled By Sharp
May 14, 1985
- Revco De-Icer Recalled by Hysan