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Prestone Products Recalls Antifreeze
December 1, 2020
Name of product: Antifreeze products
 
Hazard: The antifreeze products contain the substance ethylene glycol which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act.  The products’ caps were not rotated enough during manufacturing to engage the child resistant mechanism, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.
 
Remedy: Repair
 
Recall date: October 7, 2020
 
Units: About 687,000
 
Description: This recall involves fourteen different models of pre-diluted or concentrated antifreeze sold under six different brand names:  Prestone®, AutoZone®, Highline®/Prime Guard®, Supertech®, Prime® and Starfire®.  The one-gallon antifreeze bottles are black, gray, orange, white or yellow.  The brand is printed on the front of the antifreeze.  The date code and model numbers can be found on the back informational panel of the product.  Only antifreeze products with the following brand name, model number and date codes are included on this recall, click here to view source.
 
Remedy: Consumers should immediately inspect the product and twist the cap to ensure the child resistant mechanism is engaged.
 
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
 
Sold At: Ace Hardware, Advance Auto Parts, AutoZone, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Highline, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Pep Boys and Walmart stores nationwide and online from January 2020 through May 2020 for between $10 and $22.
 
Manufacturer(s): Prestone Products Corporation, of Rosemont, Ill.
 
Manufactured In: United States
 
Recall number: 21-002

Consumers should immediately inspect the product and twist the cap to ensure the child resistant mechanism is engaged.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
 
Sold At: Ace Hardware, Advance Auto Parts, AutoZone, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Highline, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Pep Boys and Walmart stores nationwide and online from January 2020 through May 2020 for between $10 and $22.
 
Manufacturer(s): Prestone Products Corporation, of Rosemont, Ill.
 
Manufactured In: United States
 
Recall number: 21-002

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