H&M Recalls Children's Water Bottle Due to Choking Hazard, Sold Exclusively at H&M Stores

The water bottle's spout can break off. Recalled products were sold from July 2012 through August 2012.

Recall date: September 18, 2012
Recall number: 12-279
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    H&M children's water bottles

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Children's Water Bottle


The water bottle's spout can break off, posing a choking hazard to children.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact H&M toll-free at (855) 466-7467 or visit the firm's recall page on its website atwww.hm.com

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details


About 2,900


The 16 oz. water bottles are pink plastic with a crackle design or blue plastic. The bottles have flip-top lids in coordinated pink and blue colors. "H&M Sweden" and "www.hm.com" are embossed on the bottom of the bottle. The recalled products were manufactured in June 2012. The water bottle contains the manufacture date in an embossed date clock on the bottom of the bottle. The inner circle on the clock contains the number 12 with an arrow between the two numbers. The arrow points at the number 6 in an outer circle of numbers.


H&M has received one report of an incident in England of the water bottle spout breaking off in a child's mouth as the child was drinking from the bottle. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using the water bottle and return it to H&M for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

H&M stores with children's departments nationwide from July 2012 through August 2012 for about $5.


H&M Hennes & Mauritz, New York, N.Y.

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