Yates Baythroid Insecticide Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Yates Baythroid Insecticide Recall [Australia]Yates Australia recalls certain Yates Baythroid Lawn Grub and Garden Insecticide due to possible chemical leakage, skin and eye irritation, all serious health hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/KRwlV

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1068710

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Insecticide is subject to this recall:

  • Yates Baythroid Lawn Grub and Garden Insecticide, sold in 500 mL cans with the batch number 1786. The recalled product was made available for sale from December 2014.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. An additional picture of the recalled product is pictured on the Web site above.

==> Please see important protective handling instructions below!

According to the ACCC, when stored lying in their side, some cans of Insecticide in the affected batch may weep very small amounts of chemicals. If these chemicals come into contact with skin or eye tissue irritation or injury could occur.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession a recalled Insecticide, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Important protective handling instructions:
To check for the appropriate batch, please use personal protective equipment, including chemical resistant gloves, appropriate eyeglasses and a P100-rated respiratory mask (or its equivalent). If the product has the affected batch number, double bag it in plastic bags, seal it and return it to the place of purchase for a replacement can or a refund.

You may also obtain a refund by calling 1300 369 074 or visiting the company Web site at www.yates.com.au/about/contact. To make your application valid, ensure you complete all of your details and attach a photo of the product with the batch number clearly visible.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2015/14583
Recalls Direct RIN: 5050-2015
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