Nearly 6 MILLION water bottles for children are recalled for the second time in 6 months due to the risk of suffocation
Nearly 6 MILLION Contigo water bottles for children recalled due to fear of suffocation hazard – including replacement lids sent after the 2019 versions were considered dangerous
- Contigo voluntarily recalls 5.7 million of its Kids Cleanable Water Bottles
- The clear silicone spout of the bottle can come loose and present a choking hazard for children
- There have been 427 reports of the release of the spouts and in 27 cases the piece was in the mouth of a child
- Bottled bottles were sold from April 2018 to 7 February 2020 online and in stores such as Costco, Target and Walmart
- It is the second time that Contigo retrieves the water bottles from its children and the newest includes the replacement lids that were sent during the first recall in August 2019
Millions of reusable water bottles and replacement lids are recalled due to a potential choking hazard.
Contigo recalls 5.7 million of its Kids Cleanable Water Bottles sold nationwide at locations such as Costco, Target and Walmart.
This is the second time in six months that the water bottles have been recalled and it concerns the bottles and replacement lids that were delivered with the first recall in August 2019.
There were 427 reports of the clear silicone spout coming loose, and in 27 of those cases the piece was found in a child’s mouth, according to a release from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.
For the second time in six months, Contigo remembers 5.7 million of its water-washable water bottles because the clear silicone spout can come loose from the bottle and present a choking hazard for children
There have been 427 reports of the release of the spouts, of which 27 were found in children’s mouths. Pictured: two of the affected bottles
The release says the bottles were sold online and in stores such as Target between April 2018 and February 7, 2020,
About 157,000 units were sold in Canada and about 28,000 were sold in Mexico.
The recalled bottles have the number 20-074, which can be found on the rim and at the bottom of the bottle.
Only bottles that have a black base and black cover over the transparent spout were recalled by Contigo.
Non-affected bottles with different colors on the base and spout, such as yellow, red or green.
The bottles come in three different sizes: 13oz, 14oz and 20oz.
They are also available in four different designs: colored plastic, graphically covered plastic, stainless steel or colored stainless steel.
Recalled products were sold individually or in a two or three pack for between $ 9 and $ 24.
Each bottle has Contigo on the rim and on the font of the bottle on the bottom.
Consumers who believe they have a bottle involved in the recall must enter their information on the company’s recall page.
They receive a return envelope to return their defective cover and Contigo in turn sends a replacement cover.
Anyone with questions has been asked to call Contigo free of charge at 888-262-0622 or to visit his website at www.gocontigo.com/recall.
The recalled bottles have a black base and a black cover over the transparent spout, while non-affected bottles have different colors, such as yellow (photo)