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Recall - Liquid Plumr Drain Clog Removers

Web posted on July 15, 2016

This recall involves certain batch/lot numbers of Liquid Plumr Slow Flow Fighter (formerly Liquid Plumr Foaming Pipe Snake) and Liquid Plumr Pro Strength Urgent Clear products. These products are used as drain clog removers intended for single use in domestic setting.

The batch/lot number can be found printed in black ink on the back of the label near the UPC.

The following products are included in this recall:

Product DescriptionSizeUPCBatch/Lot Number
Liquid Plumr Slow Flow Fighter (previously marketed as Liquid Plumr Foaming Pipe Snake)502 ml05550000208JS16081 or lower
Liquid Plumr Pro Strength Urgent Clear502 ml05550001368JS16081 or lower

No other Liquid Plumr products are affected.

These household chemicals may leak and do not meet the child-resistant packaging requirements for consumer chemical products as set out in the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 issued under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Consumers should keep the products out of reach of children and contact their municipality for instructions on how to dispose of or recycle the recalled products.

Neither Health Canada nor The Clorox Company of Canada Ltd. has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Approximately 1,031,658 units of Liquid Plumr Pro Strength Urgent Clear and 1,567,248 units of Liquid Plumr Slow Flow Fighter (formerly, Liquid Plumr Foaming Pipe Snake) were sold in Canada.

The affected units of Liquid Plumr Slow Flow Fighter (formerly, Liquid Plumr Foaming Pipe Snake) were sold between January 2012 and April 2016. The affected units of Liquid Plumr Pro Strength Urgent Clear were sold between July 2012 and March 2016.

The affected product was manufactured in the United States by Malco Products Inc., Barberton, Ohio and imported through The Clorox Company of Canada Ltd., Brampton, Ontario

For more information and to obtain a full refund, consumers can contact the Liquid Plumr call centre toll-free at 1 (855) 490-0705 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday (excluding holidays), or by email.


For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at hc-sc.gc.ca.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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