Contigo Issues Second Recall Of Kids’ Water Bottles

Drinkware manufacturer Contigo, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and Mexico’s Procuraduría Federal del Consumidor, has issued a second recall of its Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles due to a choking hazard. The water bottle’s clear silicone spout can detach. The recall involves water bottles and replacement lids that were given to consumers as part of an August 2019 recall of this product.

Contigo has received 427 reports of the spout detaching, including 27 spouts found in children’s mouths. Between April 2018 and February 2020, approximately 5.7 million of the bottles were sold in the U.S.—in addition to about 157,000 sold in Canada and 28,000 in Mexico—at Costco, Walmart, Target and other stores nationwide and online on various websites.

The recall involves Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles, in which the base and cover of the clear silicon spout is black. Only the black-colored spout base and spout cover models are included in this recall. Contigo is printed on the rim and along the front, near the bottom of the bottle. The water bottles come in three sizes—13 ounces, 14 ounces and 20 ounces—and four bottle colors: solid color, graphics, stainless steel and stainless-steel solid colors. The water bottles were sold individually as well as in two-packs and three-packs.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and contact Contigo for a free replacement lid. Consumers who received replacement lids in the previous recall should contact Contigo for a new water bottle. Contigo can be contacted at 888-262-0622 from 8 am to 5 pm ET, Monday through Friday, or online at www.gocontigo.com/recall or www.gocontigo.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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