Recall: I Play Green Sprouts Glass Food Cubes
On 2016-01-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding I Play Green Sprouts Glass Food Cubes due to a potential Cuts and Amputation, Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2015 for about $15 to $20.
About 70,000 units are involved in this food storage recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Dishes/Eating Utensils (Children's) category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 22 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The glass containers can break unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled glass food storage cubes are sold in a set of four with colored, rubberized plastic lids and fit into one storage tray. The cubes are sold in 2-ounce and 4-ounce sizes. The lid colors and trays of the affected lot of 2-ounce cubes include blue, green and pink. The lid colors and trays of the affected 4-ounce cubes include blue, green, pink and yellow. "green sprouts" is molded into each plastic lid, on edges of the matching plastic storage tray and on the bottom of each quadrant of the storage tray. "green sprouts® by i play., Inc." and "Made in China" are molded into the bottom of each glass cube. On the bottom of the plastic storage tray is a tracking dial with one of the following markings:
An arrow that points to "11" and the numbers on the sides of the arrow read "4" on the left of the arrow and "1" on the right.
An arrow that points to "5" and the numbers on the sides of the arrow read "1" on the left of the arrow and "5" on the right.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/56872r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at buybuy Baby and Whole Foods nationwide and online at amazon.com, babyhaven.com, diapers.com, drugstore,com and target.com from June 2015 through December 2015 for about $15 for the 2-ounce size and $20 for the 4-ounce size.
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 food cubes and contact i play. for instructions on receiving a coupon toward the purchase of a new i play. product and shipping.
i play. at 800-876-1574 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.iplaybaby.com and click on the "Health & Safety" link at the bottom of the right side of the homepage under the Support column for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
CPSC and the firm are aware of 23 reports of incidents. 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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