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Sherwin-Williams Recalls Tree House Acrylic Coating Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Hobby Lobby

August 28, 2012

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — 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.

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Name of product: Tree House Studio(TM) Clear Acrylic Matte Coating
Units: About 17,850
Importer: Sherwin-Williams Company, of Cleveland, Ohio
Hazard: The aerosol canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the can is stored near a source of ignition.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves 11-ounce cans of Tree House Studio(TM) Clear Acrylic Matte Coating. The product was sold in a white aerosol can with Tree House Studio(TM) logo and the name “CLEAR ACRYLIC MATTE COATING” printed on the front. Batch date HL2081LT is printed on the bottom of the can, along with UPC code 724504103004.
Sold exclusively at: Hobby Lobby stores nationwide between July 2011 and June 2012 for about $7
Manufactured in: USA
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.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12260.html

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.

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products–such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals–contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 304-3769
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission


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