Klean Kanteen Recalls Water Bottle Spouts Due to Choking Hazard

 

Recall Alert:  Klean Kanteen has recalled almost 1. 2 million water bottles in the United States and 102,000 in Canada. The hazard is that the water bottle spouts can break or crack, posing a choking hazard to children and adults. Manufacturer is Klean Kanteen of Chico, Ca.  Klean Kanteen is known for being BPA and are a popular with Moms as a safe choice for kids.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received six reports of incidents of the water bottle spouts breaking or cracking in children’s mouths as they were drinking from the bottles. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The Sport Cap 2.0 water bottle spouts are made of black plastic and have an attachment loop. “Klean Kanteen” is stamped into the side of the cap.

Sold at: Outdoor sports stores, including LLBean, and grocery and specialty stores nationwide, and on the Web at www.llbean.com from April 2009 through April 2010 for $5 for the spout and between $15 and $28 when sold with a stainless steel water bottle.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Klean Kanteen to receive a free mailing envelope to return the water bottle spout and to receive a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Klean Kanteen toll-free at (877) 546-9063 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at www.kleankanteen.com/safetynotice Read the full Klean Kanteen recall here.


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Comments

  1. Great move from the Klean Kanteen company- there was a very low level number of complaints, Klean Kanteen stepped in to protect its customers and developed a quick fix and recall to address the potential issue identified by its consumer base.

    The product that Klean Kanteen is top notch stainless steel and the sport top is the best I have used from the marketplace of water bottles available.

    Thanks Klean Kanteen for standing behind your product, customers and behavin with integrity!

    Thanks!

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