29 Aug '14, 2pm

SC Johnson plays tricks to limit consequences from Off! Botanicals recall

Information about recall is on a non-descript domain with a restricted robots.txt file. SC Johnson, maker of Off! bug sprays, is recalling certain 4 oz bottles of its OFF! Botanicals Insect Repellent. It’s undertaking some website and search engine tricks to limit the long term consequences. Although SC Johnson is publicizing the recall, it is taking some precautions to limit long term consequences in search engines. Yesterday it registered a number of domain names related to the recall (which it calls a “recovery”): offbotanicalrecall.com offbotanicalrecovery.com offbotanicalsrecall.com offbotanicalsrecovery.com offrecall.com offrecovery.com scjohnsonrecall.com scjohnsonrecovery.com scjrecall.com scjrecovery.com None of these descriptive domain names resolve. There’s a link to the recall on the official Off.com site, but it’s labeled “recovery” instead of recall. People s...

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