Certain caps sold with CamelBak Podium and Peak Fitness water bottles recalled due to choking hazard

Starting date:
June 9, 2021
Posting date:
June 9, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Miscellaneous, Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75757

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Certain caps sold with CamelBak Podium and Peak Fitness water bottles.
  • Issue: The silicone valve in the cap of the water bottle may come loose, posing a choking hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the product and contact Outdoor Gear Canada for a replacement cap and then dispose of the affected bottle cap.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and CamelBak Products LLC.

Affected products

Certain caps sold with CamelBak Podium and CamelBak Peak Fitness series water bottles

Product description

This recall involves certain caps sold with CamelBak's Podium and CamelBak's Peak Fitness series water bottles in any colour scheme as well as water bottles with the removal top bottle cap sold as a set with CamelBak Flash Belt, Flow Belt and Quick Grip. The codes of the affected caps are as follows:

  • H19039
  • H19175
  • H19063

The codes are located on the underside of the bottle cap.

Hazard identified

The silicone valve seal may come loose during normal use, posing a choking hazard.

As of May 2, 2021, the company has received 1 report in which the silicone valve in the cap comes loose during use with no injuries reported in Canada. In the United States, the company has received no reports of the cap becoming loose. No reported injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 13,176 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 45,684 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold in Canada from April 2019 to February 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in People’s Republic of China.

Companies

Distributor
Outdoor Gear Canada
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
Hayco Enterprise (Shenzhen) ltd
The 2nd Industrial Estate Yanchuan Community Songgang Street
BaoAn District, Shenzhen City
518105
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers with any of the affected bottle caps with the affected date codes should contact Outdoor Gear Canada for a replacement cap by providing their contact information and photo of the affected data cap. The consumer should then destroy and dispose of the affected cap.

For more information, consumers may contact Outdoor Gear Canada at the toll free 1-800-363-0693 or via email at warranty@ogc.ca from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST) Monday through Friday.

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.