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Drain Cleaner; Liquid in Can

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A five-year-old girl was severely burned and disfigured when a can of liquid drain cleaner on the bathroom sink tipped over and spilled on her face and body. The main ingredient of the drain cleaner was caustic sodium hydroxide. There was negligence in the design of the container. The cap could have been designed so that it would snap shut when the can was not in use. Liability is also based on negligent chemical formulation, and plaintiff alleges defendant failed to warn of the dangerous characteristics of the product.[1]

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