|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2003
Release # 03-185
|Company Phone Number: (800) 322-4616
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Bottled Water with Push-Pull Sports Cap in 8 oz., 8.5 oz. and .33 liter bottle sizes.
Units: 3.2 million
Manufacturer: CCDA Waters LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.
Hazard: When pulled to open, the drinking spout on the sports cap can unexpectedly come off, posing a choking hazard for young children.
Incidents/Injuries: There have been 10 complaints with no injuries reported.
Description: Bottled water with the affected push-pull sports caps was sold under the brand names Dannon Fluoride to Go, Pure American, Enon Springs, Alhambra Junior Sport Drinking Water and Sparkletts Junior Sport Drinking Water. The bottled water was sold as singles and multi- packs in 8-oz., 8.5-oz, and .33-liter sizes.
Sold at: The bottled water with this sports cap was sold at a variety of retail outlets including gas stations, grocery, convenience, mass merchandise and drug stores from March, 2002 through September, 2003, for between $0.59 for a single bottle and $3.29 for multi-packs.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should take the bottled water with the sports cap away from children immediately and return it to the store where purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can contact the CCDA Water Consumer Line toll-free at (800) 322-4616 between 9 am and 5 pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.dannonwater.com
Media Contact: Ray Crockett at (404) 676-1070.
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