Brita Children's Water Bottle Recalled Due to Hazard
nearlyh 250,000 water bottles are included in the recall
what is being recalled?
Brita is recalling about 242,500 children's water bottles after numerous complaints of the lid cracking into sharp pieces.
The company received 35 complaints about breaking or cracking lids, but there have been no injuries reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and contact Brita to receive a postage-paid shipping package to return the bottles for a full refund.
The four recalled children's water bottles have popular cartoon characters on a hard-sided plastic bottle. Characters and bottle colors include Dora the Explorer in violet, Hello Kitty in pink, SpongeBob Square Pants in blue and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in green. The bottles stand 6 inches tall and hold 15 ounces of liquid. Each bottle has a white lid that screw off, a fold-up straw and a filter that sits inside the straw below the lid.
The removable plastic wrap on the bottle at time of purchase has the model number BB07 and the following UPC codes: 60258-35883 for Dora the Explorer, 60258-35914 for Hello Kitty, 60258-35880 for SpongeBob Square Pants and 60258-35882 for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
The bottles were sold for between $13 and $19 and could be purchased at various in-store and online retailers including Associated Food Stores, Target, U.S. Navy Exchange, Walmart Stores, Amazon.com, Drugstore.com and Target.com.
Hello Kitty bottles were sold from February 2014 through July 2014. Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob Square Pants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bottles were sold from June 2013 through July 2014.
Customers can call Brita at (800) 926-2065.