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Safety Alert

Sherwin-Williams Recalls Krylon Glaze and Acrylic Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Krylon® Triple Thick Crystal Clear Glaze and Krylon® Indoor/Outdoor Crystal Clear Acrylic Paint

Units: About 98,400

Importer: Sherwin-Williams Company, of Cleveland, Ohio

Hazard: The aerosol canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the can is stored near a source of ignition.

Incidents/Injuries: Sherwin-Williams has received 31 reports of leaking canisters, including reports of property damage from leaking paint. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves 12-ounce cans of Krylon ® Triple Thick Glaze and 11-ounce Krylon® Indoor/Outdoor Crystal Clear satin acrylic finish. Batch code HL1311FV, HL2081KL or HL2081MN is printed on the bottom of the can, along with UPC code 075577005000 or 724504035305. The Krylon logo is printed on the front of the white spray can with a translucent top.

Sold at: Ace Hardware, Ben Franklin, Do It Best Corp., Kmart, Lowes, Pat Catan's, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide between July 2011 and June 2012 for about $7.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Sherwin-Williams for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Sherwin-Williams toll-free at (888) 304-3769 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.sherwin-williams.com