Then, in June 2014, Deborah Mooneyhan says she burned her hands when she went to grab a bottle of Rooto-manufactured Liquid Lightning sulfuric acid drain opener from the shelf of a Walmart in Cleveland, Miss.
Product design experts say a well-designed bottle shouldn’t leak, even when dropped – especially if it contains something dangerous. Consumers, however, have complained for years about problems with Rooto’s bottles of sulfuric acid drain opener.
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Moon and Kopf run Rooto from Las Vegas, but the company also has a factory in Howell, Mich., about 40 miles east of Lansing. In his 2015 , Moon said his company makes about “10 or more different products,” including alkaline- and enzyme-based drain cleaners. The deposition comes from a in Queens, N.Y., where Rooto is being sued for alleged negligence in the manufacturing, labeling and marketing of its sulfuric acid drain opener.
Another aspect of the present invention is to provide a method of opening and cleaning clogged drains, through the contact of a clogged drain with the aqueous sulfuric acid drain opener composition of the present invention.