Sherwin-Williams Recalls Dupli-Color Automotive Paint Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–August 28, 2012.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Dupli-Color® Perfect Match™ Automotive Paint

Units: About 2,700

Importer: Sherwin-Williams Company, of Cleveland, Ohio

Hazard: The aerosol paint canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the paint can is stored near a source of ignition.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Dupli-Color Perfect Match™ automotive paint in green metallic. The liquid paint was sold in an 8-ounce spray paint can. Batch code “HL2031LN” is printed on the bottom of the can, along with UPC code 026916715036.

Sold at: Advance Auto, Autozone, Discount Auto Parts, General Automotive Supply, NAPA, Pep Boys and other retail stores between July 2011 and June 2012 for about $7.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Sherwin-Williams for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Sherwin-Williams toll-free at (888) 304-3769 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.sherwin-williams.com

Picture of recalled aerosol canister              Picture of the bottom of the recalled aerosol canister showing location of batch date

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov