(Washington, DC)--Health officials are announcing a recall of children's water bottles because of a choking hazard.
Officials say the clear silicone spout on the Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles can detach, and pose a choking hazard to children. Contigo has received 149 reports of the spout detaching including 18 spouts found in children’s mouths.No injuries were reported.The recall affects about five-point-seven million units in the U.S. and Canada.
From Contigo’s recall announcement:
This recall only involves Contigo® Kids Cleanable Water Bottle sold from April 2018 through June 2019. The water bottles come in three sizes (13-ounce, 14-ounce and 20-ounce) and multiple colors, materials and graphics. The bottles were sold individually as well as in two-packs and three-packs.
Consumers who may have purchased this bottle should carefully review the instructions and video on this website to verify if your Kids Cleanable Water Bottle lid is affected by the recall. The video explains the step-by-step process on how to check if your water bottle’s lid is affected and how to do the self-test. If you confirm your lid is affected, please follow the instructions to order a replacement lid.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions, please call the Contigo® consumer services team at 1.888.262.0622 (Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm EST for consumers in the U.S. and Canada).
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