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2021.11.12 Recall: DrainX - Power Liquid Unblocker 1000 ml

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.


Alert number

Product type
Chemical products - drain cleaner

Product identifiers
Barcode: 5029551863532
Other product identifiers: PLU 327440

Product description
A drain cleaner supplied in an orange plastic bottle with a black cap. The product label includes its name 'DrainX' and the words 'Power Liquid Unblocker' with an image of a drain 'U' bend clearing of a blockage

Country of origin


Risk level

Risk type

Risk description
Poundstretcher is recalling all batches of the DrainX Power Liquid Unblocker 1000 ml as it doesn't have a child-resistant closure and tactile warning device on the bottle. These additional safety measures are required as the liquid causes serious severe skin burns and eye damage. This product does not comply with the Consumer Protection Act 1987 or meet the requirements of the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Chemicals Regulation (CLP) 2015.

Corrective measures
The product has been recalled from end users. Consumers in possession of the product should return it to a Poundstretcher store for a full refund (with or without a receipt).

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