|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2008
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 244-4433
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Spiderman® Water Bottles
Units: About 6,600
Manufacturer: Fast Forward LLC, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: Screws under the bottle's lid can come loose and fall into the cup, posing a choking hazard to children.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of screws coming loose under the water bottle's lid. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled plastic water bottles have a Spiderman® picture on the cup and a Spiderman® figure on the screw-on lid. The water bottle is red, white, blue, and black and measures nine inches high.
Sold exclusively at: Sears stores nationwide from July 2007 through August 2007 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled water bottles away from children and contact Fast Forward LLC for instructions on returning the water bottles for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact company toll-free at (877) 244-4433 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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