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November 8, 2000

Penray Starting Fluid Recalled

Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain Penray Starting Fluid because a high concentration of water in the aerosol container can cause rusting from the inside out along the vertical seam.

This could result in fluid leaking out. If the can leaks fluid, this could pose a fire hazard or irritation to consumer's eyes and skin.

This recall involves Penray Starting Fluid Part No. 5315, Service Pro Starting Fluid Part No. 5315, and Super X Premium Starting Fluid Part No. 470.

Penray is notifying all its distributors that they will replace the defective cans of starting fluid free of charge. Penray has also issued placards to be posted in all its distributor locations. If you have any of these products and wish to return them, contact Penray Customer Service at 1-800-323-6329.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00E53]

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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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