Bed Bath & Beyond Canada L.P. recalls Podee® Hands Free Baby Bottle System

Starting date:
March 30, 2015
Posting date:
March 30, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-52717

Affected products

Podee® Hands Free Baby Bottle System

Product description

This recall involves Podee® Hands Free Baby Bottle SystemThe complete, hands-free system includes an 8-ounce clear plastic baby bottle and all the necessary parts like the nipple and the tubes system.  The product was sold in a single pack or a twin pack.  The product is designed to allow the baby to self-feed.

The following products are included in this recall:
Description UPC Bed Bath & Beyond SKU
One Pack 98481100241 16523186
Two Pack 98481100210 16523216

 

Hazard identified

Products that position infant feeding bottles and enable infants to feed themselves without supervision are prohibited by law in Canada.  Such products can result in infants choking on or aspirating the feeding liquid.  Unattended infant feeding practices are discouraged by Health Canada and Canadian professional medical associations.

Neither Bed Bath & Beyond Canada L.P. nor Heath Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

In Canada, approximately 140 units of the recalled baby self-feeding systems were sold at Bed Bath and Beyond and buybuyBaby stores and online at www.bedbathandbeyond.ca.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold in Canada from October 2014 to March 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
Podee Inc.
San Diego
California
UNITED STATES
Importer
Bed Bath & Beyond Canada L.P.
North Vancouver
British Columbia
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled baby bottle self-feeding system.

Consumers may return the product to any Bed Bath & Beyond or buybuy Baby location in Canada for a refund with proof of purchase or store credit without proof of purchase.

For additional information, consumers may contact Bed Bath & Beyond at 1-800-462-3966, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or visit Bed Bath & Beyond's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.