GSI Outdoors recalls Kids' Insulated Water Bottles

Starting date:
August 17, 2016
Posting date:
August 17, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-59842

Affected products

Kids’ Insulated Water Bottle

Product description

This recall involves 13.5 oz. LL Bean kids' insulated water bottles. The bottles were sold in five different prints: Dino Bones, Flower Power, Orange Grid Camo, Purple Tie Dye Butterfly, Robo Shark.

A sticker with the item number: 297684 can be found on the bottom of the bottle.

Hazard identified

The lead solder at the exterior base of the bottle contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

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

Neither health Canada nor GSI Outdoors have received any reports of consumer injuries or incidents related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 77 units were sold at LL Bean online.

Time period sold

The recalled water bottles were sold from July 23, 2015 to May 11, 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
GSI Outdoors, Inc.
Spokane
Washington
UNITED STATES
Retailer
L.L. Bean
Freeport
Maine
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bottles and contact L.L. Bean for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact L.L. Bean at 1-800-555-9717 from 8am to 10pm EST, Monday-Friday or online.

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.