Sodium Hydroxide 2 pound bag Product Safety Recall Notice Instructions.

Family Health Products Recalls Crystal Clear Sodium Hydroxide 2 Pound Bag Products Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Packaging Requirement; Sold Exclusively on (Recall Alert) and transfer instructions.

Product Recall Remedy: Transferring Sodium Hydroxide UN 1823 to a Child-Resistant Container

IMPORTANT: Please read all instructions before beginning the transfer. Safety is our top priority.

New Packaging Provided:

  1. Provided 32 oz HDPE corrosive-resistant plastic bottle with child-resistant closure.

Materials You'll Need:

  1. A funnel (preferably plastic).
  1. Protective gloves (e.g., nitrile or rubber gloves).
  2. Safety goggles.
  3. A well-ventilated area, preferably outdoors.


  1. Prepare Your Workspace:
    • Choose an outdoor location that's away from children, pets, and high-traffic areas.
    • Place the provided bottle, the sodium hydroxide in its original Mylar bag, funnel, gloves, and goggles on a stable flat surface.
  2. Safety First:
    • Put on your safety goggles to protect your eyes from any potential splashes.
    • Wear the protective gloves to safeguard your hands from direct contact with sodium hydroxide.
  3. Begin Transfer:
    • Open the Mylar stand-up bag carefully, ensuring no product spills.
    • Place the funnel into the mouth of the HDPE bottle.
    • Slowly and carefully pour the sodium hydroxide from the Mylar bag into the funnel, allowing it to flow into the HDPE bottle.
  4. Ensure Complete Transfer:
    • Gently tap or shake the Mylar bag to ensure all of the sodium hydroxide is transferred into the HDPE bottle.
  5. Securely Close the HDPE Bottle:
    • Once the transfer is complete, securely fasten the child-resistant closure onto the HDPE bottle.
  6. Cleanup:
    • Dispose of the Mylar bag as per local regulations.
    • Clean the funnel with plenty of water, ensuring no residue remains.
    • Remove gloves and goggles, and store in a safe place for future use.
  7. Storage:
    • Store the HDPE bottle in a cool, dry place out of the reach of children.
  8. Safety Reminders:
    • In case of accidental contact, rinse the affected area with plenty of water and seek medical advice immediately.
    • Always keep the product away from children and pets.

Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring safety. We regret the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Crystal Clear Sodium Hydroxide, 2 lb bags

Hazard: The recalled product contains sodium hydroxide which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the product is not child resistant, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately store the recalled products in a safe location out of sight and reach of children and contact Family Health Products to receive free replacement child resistant packaging and a new label. All known purchasers are being contacted directly by the firm. Instructions will be provided.

Consumer Contact: Family Health Products toll-free at 833-875-0643 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email or online at  and click on sodium hydroxide 2 pound bag Product Safety Recall notice, or click on URL directly for the recall page

Recall Details

Units: About 570

Description: This recall involves Family Health Product Crystal Clear Sodium Hydroxide 2 Pound Bag products. Sodium hydroxide is commonly used for soapmaking and cleaning. The sodium hydroxide, also called lye or caustic soda, was sold in a resealable two-pound bag with “CRYSTAL CLEAR”, “SODIUM HYDROXIDE”, “Protect, Deliver, Clean”, and “NaOH” printed in large type.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported

Sold exclusively at:  Online at from June 2023 through August 2023

Manufacturer: Family Health Products Inc., Omaha, Nebraska