Recall: Humangear CapCAP Bottle Caps
On 2017-03-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Humangear CapCAP Bottle Caps due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2016 for about $7 to $8.
About 60,000 units are involved in this humangear bottle cap recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Sports / Water Bottles & Thermoses category in 2017.
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What is the problem?
The capCAP can leak, dislodge or come off, posing a burn hazard to consumers when the bottles are used to hold hot liquids.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves humangear's capCAP accessory bottle cap. The capCAPs were sold in green/gray, blue/gray, black/gray and black/black color combinations for standard wide-mouth stainless steel bottles and in black/gray for glass mason jars. humangear is stamped on the top of the capCAP. Only caps with model numbers HG0501, HG0502, HG0505, HG0505-DSG and HG0515 printed above the UPC code on the package are included in the recall. The recalled capCAP has a silicone seal, a rubber coating on the large cap, and a tab/slot feature on the strap This recall only includes the newer version of capCAPs sold between November 2016 and February 2017.
These items were sold new+ at Dicks Sporting Goods, REI, SCHEELS and other sporting goods stores nationwide from November 2016 through February 2017 for between $7 and $8.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled capCAP and contact humangear to receive a full refund.
humangear at 800-604-1926 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.humangear.com and click on "RECALL INFORMATION" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
humangear has receivedonereport of liquid leakage. 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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