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Pottery Barn Kids Recalls Children's Metal Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard

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Recall Date:
September 16, 2008

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2008
Release #08-399

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 800-9720

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: Children's Metal Water Bottles

Units: About 20,000

Manufacturer: Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, Calif.

Hazard: The sip top on the water bottles can pull off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The metal water bottles are about 9 inches tall and have a black rubber pull up sip top. The following water bottles are included in this recall. The style number and "Pottery Barn Kids" are printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the water bottle.

ColorStyle Number
Lavender 5795141
Pink 5795166
Pink 9121591
Navy 5795158
Navy 9211583
Green 5795133

Sold at: Pottery Barn Kids' stores nationwide, Pottery Barn Kids' catalog, and online at www.potterybarnkids.com from January 2007 through August 2008 for about $10.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled water bottles away from children immediately and return them to any Pottery Barn Kids' store for a full refund. If purchased through the catalog or online, contact Pottery Barn Kids to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pottery Barn Kids toll-free at (877) 800-9720 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or visit the firm's Web site at www.potterybarnkids.com

 

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