Shell—Degreasing Fluid

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Product description

Shell Degreasing Fluid in 200 and 20 litre packs manufactured between 31 December 2003 and 4 March 2004 at Shell's Lubes Blending Plant in Brisbane with the following batch numbers: Degreasing Fluid 200 litre Batch Nos: 1399184; 1397837; 1396707; 1396090.

What are the defects?

Degreasing Fluid will typically have a flash point exceeding 60.5 degrees Celsius, while the batches set out above could have a flash point as low as 55 degrees Celsius. The flash point represents the lowest temperature at which the product will emit vapour.

What are the hazards?


What should consumers do?

Shell is recommending to its customers that if they are not satisfied that their storage and handling procedures in respect of the identified product meet the requirements of the legislation and AS1940 then they should quarantine the product and call Shell.


The Shell Company of Australia Limited

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Responsible regulator

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

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