Millions of kids water bottles sold at Target, Walmart recalled due to choking hazard

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Nearly 6 million kids water bottles have been recalled due to a choking hazard.

Contigo issued the recall because the cleanable water bottle’s clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

The base and cover of the clear silicone spout will always be black. Only black-colored spout base and spout cover models are included in this recall of 5.7 million kids water bottles.

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

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 Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles were sold individually, as well as in packs of two or three together.

They were available at Costco, Walmart, Target and other stores nationwide and online on various websites from April 2018 through June 2019 for between $9 and $24.

Contigo has received 149 reports of the spout detaching; in 18 cases, spouts were found in children’s mouths.

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.

If you would like to report an incident involving this product, click here.

Written by WFTS.

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