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Chemboys Recalls DIYChemicals Potassium and Sodium Hydroxide Products Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Packaging Requirement and Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement (Recall Alert)


Name of Product:

DIYChemicals: Potassium Hydroxide/KOH Flakes and Sodium Hydroxide


The items consist of potassium hydroxide and salt hydroxide which should remain in kid resistant product packaging as needed by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The product packaging of the items is not kid resistant, posturing a danger of chemical burns and inflammation to the skin and eyes. In addition, the label on the item breaks the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) by not consisting of compulsory details on the product packaging.

Recall Date:

August 31, 2023

Recall Details


This recall includes Chemboys LLC’s DIYChemicals potassium hydroxide and salt hydroxide items. These items are frequently utilized for soapmaking and cleansing. The salt hydroxide, likewise called lye or caustic soda, and the potassium hydroxide items were offered in a heat-sealed or resealable bag readily available from 200 gram to 10- pound sizes. “DIYChemicals” is printed on the front of the item packaging.


Consumers must right away keep the remembered items in a safe place out of sight and reach of kids. Contact Chemboys to get totally free replacement kid resistant product packaging and a brand-new label. All recognized buyers are being called straight by the company.


None reported

Sold At:

Online at DIYChemicals.com, Amazon.com and Ebay.com from May 2021 to March 2023 from $10 to $85, depending upon size.

Manufacturer( s):

Chemboys LLC, of Liberty, Texas

Manufactured In:

United States

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