Humangear Recalls Defective Bottle Caps Due to Risk of Burn Hazard When Holding Hot Liquids

This recall only involves the newer version of humangear's accessory bottle cap

Humangear Recalls Defective Bottle Caps Due to Risk of Burn Hazard When Holding Hot Liquids
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April 4, 2017

Humangear has announced a recall of about 61,000 humangear capCAP bottle caps. The capCAP can leak, dislodge, or come off, posing a burn hazard to consumers when the bottles are used to hold hot liquids. 

This recall involves only the newer version of humangear's capCAP accessory bottle cap sold between November 2016 and February 2017. The capCAPs were sold in green/gray, blue/gray, black/gray, and black/black color combinations for standard wide-mouth stainless steel bottles and in black/gray for glass mason jars.

Humangear is stamped on the top of the capCAP and only caps with model numbers HG0501, HG0502, HG0505, HG0505-DSG and HG0515 printed above the UPC code on the package are included in the recall. The recalled capCAP has a silicone seal, a rubber coating on the large cap, and a tab/slot feature on the strap. This recall of capCAPs sold between November 2016 and February 2017.

Humangear has received one report of liquid leakage thus far. No injuries have been reported to date in connection to this recall.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled capCAP and contact humangear to receive a full refund.

The affected capCAP accessory was sold at Dicks Sporting Goods, REI, SCHEELS, and other sporting goods stores nationwide from November 2016 through February 2017 for between $7 and $8.

Consumers with any additional questions or concerns about this recall can contact Humangear at (800) 604-1926.