Recall: Holiday Bear Acrylic Milk Bottles
On 2019-02-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Holiday Bear Acrylic Milk Bottles due to a potential Laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2018 for about $5.
About 20,000 units are involved in this bottle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Sports / Water Bottles & Thermoses category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The plastic straw that comes with the milk bottle can crack or break, posing a laceration hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Crate and Barrel's Holiday Bear Acrylic Milk Bottle. The clear acrylic bottle measures 5.5 inches tall and 2.75 inches wide at the base and has a removable plastic straw. A graphic of a bear in a red sweater is printed on the wide part of the bottle.
These items were sold new+ at Crate and Barrel retail stores nationwide and online at www.crateandbarrel.com from August 2018 through November 2018 for about $5.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled milk bottles and contact Crate and Barrel to receive a full refund.
Crate and Barrel at 800-451-8217 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Saturday through Sunday or online at www.crateandbarrel.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of the straw breaking. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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