Many of our children and grandchildren use manufactured water bottles. Granted they are very appealing, which encourages kids to drink more fluids.
In August 2019 Contigo, recalled 5.7 million kids water bottles due to choking hazard.
Name of the product: Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles
Hazard: The water bottle’s clean silicone spout can detach, posing a checking hazard to children. The recall involves Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles. The base and cover of the clear silicon spout will always be BLACK.
Only black color spout base and spout cover models are included in this recall. Contigo is printed on the rim and along the front near the bottom of the bottle. The water bottles come in three sizes (13 ounce, 14 ounce and 20 ounce) and four bottle colors (solid color, graphics, stainless steel and stainless steel solid colors). The water bottles were sold individually as well as in two packs and three packs.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles, take them away from children and contact Contigo for inspection instructions and a free replacement lid.
Incidents/Injuries: Contigo has received 149 reports of the spout detaching including 18 spouts found in children’s mouths.
Recall number: 19-186