Contigo, a Chicago based company’s million of kids cleanable water bottles are causing a choking hazard to children. According to the US Consumer Safety Commission, the Contigo water bottles have recalled by the company after receiving complaints from the consumers.
The commission received the 149 complaints including 18 incidents causing spout in a child’s mouth. Hence, the bottles are recalled and immediately taken from the children.
Contigo bottles were already sold at retailers nationwide including Target, Walmart, and Costco- recall notice on Consumer Product Safety website. The Contigo Water Bottle Recall Notice states “People who already purchased the Contigo water bottles should stop using them.The bottles should take away from children and contact Contigo for inspection and instruction.”
One of the Contigo spokeswoman said ” Child safety is utmost important for Contigo. Hence are working to quickly correct the issue and provide a solution.” She added, ” No injuries have reported.”
About Recalled Contigo Bottles and “Free Replacement lid” for Faulty Products
About 5.7 million Contigo bottles have sold including about 157,000 in Canada and about 28,000 in Mexico. All these bottles are sold individually as well as in two-packs and three-packs.
The bottles are in three sizes that are 13 ounces, 14 ounces, and 20 ounces. However, the bottles come in four colors that is solid graphics, stainless steel and stainless steel solid. Contigo bottles were sold at the cost in between $9 and $24 as well as online.
For the replacement of faulty products, Contigo has decided to supple ” Free Replacement Lid.” The replacement lid will have the black base and the black cover over the silicone spout.
The free replacement form is available on the company website for consumers to order a free replacement lid. “Only black spout base and the black cover of the Contigo bottles are included to recall and replace,” states Company Website.