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Pottery Barn Kids recalls Avengers and Darth Vader Water Bottles

Starting date:
October 28, 2015
Posting date:
October 28, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-55598

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Pottery Barn Kids

Affected products

Avengers and Darth Vader Water Bottles

Product description

This recall involves the Avengers and Darth Vader themed stainless steel water bottles. The Avengers bottle has images of Thor, The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man. The Darth Vader bottle has an image of Darth Vader and the Death Star. The water bottles are grey and have a blue or black plastic top, a vacuum-valve stopper and are 13.75 centimetres tall by 6.87 centimetres in diameter.  The bottom of the bottle has one of the following date codes imprinted on it: 12/2013, 8/2014, or 12/2014.

The price sticker affixed to the bottom of the bottles have the following SKU numbers:
SKU Number Character
7607161 Darth Vader
7939721 Avengers

 

Hazard identified

The grey paint on the metal portion of the water bottle can contain levels of lead in excess of legal standards.

Neither Health Canada, the CPSC, nor Pottery Barn Kids has received any reports of incidents.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit Reduce your exposure to lead.

Number sold

Approximately 430 units were sold at various Pottery Barn Kids locations across Canada. Approximately 15,200 units were sold in the USA.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold in Canada from June 2014 to September 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Amax Enterprises (HK) Limited
CHINA
Distributor
Pottery Barn Kids
San Francisco
California
UNITED STATES
Tel: 1-800-699-0449

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the bottle and return it to the nearest Pottery Barn Kids store.

For more information, contact Pottery Barn Kids toll-free at 844-421-8062, 7am to midnight ET daily, or online  and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.