Recall: Sport Cap 2.0 water bottle spouts
On 2010-05-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sport Cap 2.0 water bottle spouts due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2009 for about $5 to $28.
About 1 million units are involved in this Klean Kanteen water bottle spout recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Sports / Water Bottles & Thermoses category in 2010.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 546-9063
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What is the problem?
The water bottle spouts can break or crack, posing a choking hazard to children and adults.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The Sport Cap 2.0 water bottle spouts are made of black plastic and have an attachment loop. Klean Kanteen is stamped into the side of the cap.
The following additional information was included in the related Health Canada recall:
Recalled Sport Cap 2.0 lids can be identified by a polished (shiny) finish on the top of the spout. Spouts with a dull (matte) finish are not included in this recall. See the image here to compare the finishes on the spout. Sport Caps that have a silver dot on the hang tag are not included in this recall. Also, Klean Kanteen stainless steel bottles and other caps are not included.
Information on where these items sold new+: Outdoor sports stores, including LLBean, and grocery and specialty stores nationwide, and on the Web at www.llbean.com from April 2009 through April 2010 for $5 for the spout and between $15 and $28 when sold with a stainless steel water bottle.
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 product and contact Klean Kanteen to receive a free mailing envelope to return the water bottle spout and to receive a free replacement.
For additional information, contact Klean Kanteen toll-free at (877)546-9063 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.kleankanteen.com/safetynotice
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received six reports of incidents of the water bottle spouts breaking or cracking in children's mouths as they were drinking from the bottles. 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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