RECALL: Liquid-Plumr caps reportedly not child-resistant

By News Staff

Clorox is recalling 5.4 million of its Liquid-Plumr clog-removing products.

The company says recalled bottles are not child-resistant and children can remove the top, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation.

Liquid-Plumr® Pro-Strength Urgent Clear™ Clog Remover, Liquid-Plumr®Pro-Strength Foaming Clog Fighter™ (previously marketed as Liquid-Plumr® Slow Flow Fighter™) and Liquid-Plumr® Industrial Strength Urgent Clear® Clog Remover, made on or before March 21, 2016 have been voluntarily recalled.

There have been 8 reports of the child-resistant bottle caps not working as intended and 221 reports of the bottles leaking. No injuries have been reported.

The recall involves products with the following UPC codes, sold in 17 ounce bottles that are about 9 inches tall. The bottles have the Liquid Plumr logo and the name of the product on the front:

Name of Product

UPC Code


Liquid Plumr Pro-Strength Foaming Clog Fighter, formerly sold as Slow Flow Fighter

UPC Code 44600-00214

Orange bottle with a red cap

Liquid Plumr Pro-Strength Urgent Clear

UPC Code 44600-30548

Blue bottle with a red cap

Liquid Plumr Industrial Strength Urgent Clear

UPC Code 44600-31484

Black bottle with a red cap

If you purchased an affected product, please visit the Liquid Plumr Recall website or call Clorox Consumer Service Call Center at (855) 490-0705 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

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