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BRITA Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard

Date: 
August 19, 2014
Brand: 
BRITA LP
Sold At: 

Alaska Housewares, Associated Food Stores, Bartell Drug, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Quidsi, Royal Ahold, Shopko, Target, US Navy Exchange, Walmart Stores, and online at Amazon.com, Drugstore.com and Target.com. Hello Kitty bottles were sold from February 2014 through July 2014. Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob Square Pants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bottles were sold from June 2013 through July 2014. The bottles sold for about $13 to $19.

Problem:

The lid can break into pieces with sharp points, posing a laceration hazard

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 242,500
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and contact Brita to receive a postage-paid shipping package to return the bottles for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: 

Call Brita at (800) 926-2065 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or go to www.brita.com and click “Safety Recall” for more information.

Incidents/Injuries: 

Brita has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Manufactured In: 
Mexico

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