Recall: Playskool Toddler NoSpill Sippy Cups
On 2007-07-19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Playskool Toddler NoSpill Sippy Cups due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2006 for about $5.00.
About 80,000 units are involved in this sippy cup recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Dishes/Eating Utensils (Children's) category in 2007.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 16 million product units.
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What is the problem?
Young children can chew through the plastic spout of the sippy cup, which can pose a choking hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Playskool Toddler NoSpill Sippy Cup. The 8-ounce cup is clear plastic with red trim, red and yellow handles, and a yellow tip; blue trim, blue and green handles and a green tip; or purple trim, purple and aqua handles, and an aqua tip. The serial number of the recalled cups is 382814, which appears on the back of the packaging.
These items were sold new+ at CVS stores nationwide from September 2006 through April 2007 for about $5.
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 stop their children from using the cup immediately and return it to any CVS store for a full refund.
For additional information, contact CVS/pharmacy toll-free at (866)434-0098 between 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit CVS/pharmacy's Web site at www.cvs.com, or e-mail the company at firstname.lastname@example.org
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 36 reports of toddlers chewing through the plastic spout of the sippy cup, resulting in one choking incident and three near-choking 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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