Recall date: August 19, 2014
Recall number: 14-257

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Brita hard-sided water filter bottle for kids
Hazard:
The lid can break into pieces with sharp points, posing a laceration hazard
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Call Brita at (800) 926-2065 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or go to www.brita.com and click "Safety Recall" for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 242,500
Description:

Children's cartoon character water bottle lid can break into sharp pieces, posing a laceration hazard.

Description:

Las cuatro botellas para niños retiradas del mercado tienen personajes populares de dibujos animados en una botella de plástico rígida. Los personajes y los colores de las botellas incluyen Dora the Explorer® (Dora la exploradora), violeta; Hello Kitty®, rosado; SpongeBob Square Pants® (Bob Esponja), azul; y Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles® (Tortugas Ninja), verde. Las botellas miden 6 pulgadas de alto, su capacidad es de 15 onzas de líquido, tienen tapas blancas que se enroscan, pajillas plegables y filtros que van dentro de la pajilla debajo de la tapa. Cada botella tiene el logo de Brita y muestra la imagen de un personaje popular de dibujos animados para niños. El envoltorio de plástico removible en la botella en el momento de la compra tiene el número de modelo BB07 y los siguientes códigos de UPC: 60258-35883 en la de Dora la Exploradora, 60258-35914 en la de Hello Kitty, 60258-35880 en la de Bob Esponja y 60258-35882 en la de las Tortugas Ninja.

Incidents/Injuries:

Brita has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and contact Brita to receive a postage-paid shipping package to return the bottles for a full refund.

Sold At:

Alaska Housewares, Associated Food Stores, Bartell Drug, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Quidsi, Royal Ahold, Shopko, Target, US Navy Exchange, Walmart Stores, and online at Amazon.com, Drugstore.com and Target.com. Hello Kitty bottles were sold from February 2014 through July 2014. Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob Square Pants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bottles were sold from June 2013 through July 2014. The bottles sold for about $13 to $19.

Importer:

BRITA LP of Oakland, Calif.

Manufactured In:
Mexico