Countertop coating may contain dangerous levels of lead

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Rust-Oleum is recalling cans of a countertop coating due to a violation of the federal lead paint ban.

The recall affects the black satin colored Rust-Oleum countertop coating with product number 263209 and batch code P7612D.  The product number and batch code are printed on the bottom of the can. The can is silver and the label on the can is green and white. The label on the can reads “countertop coating,” “black satin,” “renew laminate surfaces,” and “moisture & scratch resistant.”

The coating contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban.

Lead is toxic and can cause adverse health issues of ingested by young children.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled countertop coating and contact Rust-Oleum. Consumers who have not used the countertop coating will receive a full refund plus $25 to return the product to Rust-Oleum. Consumers who have applied the recalled countertop coating will receive a repair kit or replacement of the affected surfaces.

The product was sold at Ace Hardware stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Homedepot.com and Walmart.com between June 2017 and February 2018.

For more information call Rust-Oleum at 800-908-4050 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email at rustoleumcountertoprecall@rustoleum.com or online at http://www.rustoleum.com/ and click on “Recalls” for more information.

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