Berger Paints — Berger Solarscreen Exterior Low Sheen Red 4L

Affected can with thread

Identifying features


What are the defects?

The cans may have a fine wire thread protruding from the top seam (see above photo).

What are the hazards?

A person trying to pull a thread off with a bare hand may receive a minor cut.

What should consumers do?

If there is no thread protruding at the top of the can, the product is not affected. If there is a protruding thread, the consumer should remove it wearing leather or lined thick rubber gloves, or by using a pair of pliers. Consumers should not try to remove the thread with a bare hand.

Alternatively, consumers can return the product to the place of purchase for a refund or replacement.

Consumers can call Berger Customer Service on 13 25 25 or visit for more information.

Traders who sold this product

Inspirations Paint

Where the product was sold
South Australia
Dates available for sale
  • 25 September 2018 - 17 October 2018

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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