Nutrilife Recalls More Than 15,000 Bottles of Hydrogen Peroxide Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The bottle caps on the affected bottles do not vent properly and can allow pressure to build up

Nutrilife Recalls More Than 15,000 Bottles of Hydrogen Peroxide Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
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August 24, 2017

Nutrilife Plant Products is recalling more than 15,000 one-gallon bottles of Nutrilife 29% hydrogen peroxide (H202) sold in the United States and Canada.

The bottle caps on the affected bottles do not vent properly and can allow pressure to build up in the bottle and cause it to expand and rupture, posing fire and burn hazards.

Recalled product details

This recall involves Nutrilife Plant Products one gallon/four liter bottles of hydrogen peroxide (H202) liquid 29% oxidizer which is used as a source of oxygen for water, a preservative for fresh cut flowers, and to keep unwanted nutrient residuals clear in reservoirs, drippers and dripper lines.

The plastic bottles are white with a blue/green label with a handle at the top. The Nutrilife logo, H202, Liquid 29% Oxidizer, and An Oxygen Source for Water are printed on the front label. Open and closing instructions are printed on the bottle caps with indented lettering.

Where were the products sold?

The recalled Nutrilife hydrogen peroxide was sold at plant food and hydroponic stores nationwide from November 2016 through July 2017 for about $33 per one-gallon bottle.

To date, Nutrilife has received one report of a fire resulting in minor property damage.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bottles of hydrogen peroxide and contact Nutrilife for safe handling instructions. Nutrilife is offering impacted customers a free replacement bottle cap or instructions on how to destroy the defective bottles and receive a full refund.