25 March 2014

The suppliers of Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinners have voluntarily agreed to withdraw the current packaged product from the market as the child-resistant closure (CRC) of the product can easily be opened without squeezing the lid.

Although there is a ring pull in place under the CRC which cannot be removed by a child, once this is removed, the closure can be opened by a child.

If liquid is swallowed by a young child this may cause vomiting and the product entering the lungs could cause aspiration pneumonia.