Woolworths Ltd—Select Drain Cleaner 1L (revised - see PRA 2014/14194)

Identifying features


What are the defects?

The Child Resistant Cap may be faulty in contravention of the mandatory requirements for a Schedule 6 Poison and a Dangerous Good Class 8 Corrosive.

What are the hazards?

If the bottle tips over or is dropped, the cap could fail and the corrosive contents could splash on the user or a by-stander, causing serious eye injuries or skin burns. Young children may also be able to open the bottle and consume its contents, which are poisonous.

What should consumers do?

Customers should immediately dispose of any Select Drain Cleaner 1 Litre marked with “Made in China” by following the usage directions as indicated on the label and thoroughly rinsing out the container and cap with cold water. A receipt for the product and/or rinsed out bottle can be presented to any Woolworths, Safeway, Food4Less or Flemings store for a full refund.

Traders who sold this product

Woolworths, Safeway, Food4Less and Flemings stores nationwide

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 September 2013 - 21 March 2014

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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