Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles recalled due to Choking Hazard

Starting date:
August 27, 2019
Posting date:
August 27, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70819

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottle
  • Issue: The water bottle's clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and contact Contigo for inspection instructions and a free replacement lid.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), PROFECO and Contigo.

Affected products

Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles

Product description

This recall involves Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles.  Only water bottles with a black colour spout base and black colour spout cover are included in this recall.  Contigo is printed on the rim and along the front near the bottom of the bottle.  The water bottles come in three sizes (13 ounce, 14 ounce and 20 ounce) and four bottle colors (solid color, graphics, stainless steel and stainless steel solid colors). The water bottles were sold individually as well as in two-packs and three-packs.

Hazard identified

The water bottle's clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

As of August 20, 2019, the company has received 30 reports of the spout detaching in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 149 reports of the spout detaching and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 157,000 units of the affected product were sold in Canada, approximately 5.7 million were sold in the United States, and approximately 28,000 were sold in Mexico.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold in Canada, the United States, and Mexico from April 2018 to June 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Hong Kong

Companies

Importer
Newell Brands Canada ULC
Brampton
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Contigo USA
Chicago
Illinois
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Kings Flair Development Ltd.
Sheung Wan,Hong Kong
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles, take them away from children and contact Contigo for inspection instructions and a free replacement lid.

For more information, consumers may contact Contigo toll-free at 888-262-0622 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Consumers may view the release by Mexico's Consumer Protection Federal Agency (PROFECO) on the Agency's website (in Spanish only).

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.