|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.