Recall: Tommee Tippee Sippee Spill-proof Cups
On 2016-05-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Tommee Tippee Sippee Spill-proof Cups due to a potential Risk of Mold Exposure hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2014 for about $4 to $7.
About 3 million units are involved in this Mayborn Group cup recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. 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 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 22 million product units.
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What is the problem?
Mold can develop on the removable, one-piece, white valve inside the spill-proof Tommee Tippee Sippee cups when it remains wet/moist and is infrequently cleaned. The CPSC advises that mold ingestion poses a risk of gastrointestinal symptoms and infections in consumers with compromised immune systems.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves five types of spill-proof Tommee Tippee Sippee cups all with a removable, one-piece white valve. The five types include: First Sips Transition cup, Trainer Sippee cup, Sippee cup (including Cute Quips), Sportee bottle and Insulated Swiggle/Sippee tumblers. The plastic drinking cups have spill-proof tops, easy-grip sides with detachable handles and were sold in clear with colored lids and a variety of colors and character prints. Some of the cups include short phrases on the front of the cups including: "You Pour I'll Fling," or "Drink Drop Repeat." The cups have a 7 to 10 oz. capacity and were sold for children ages 4 to 12 months.
Only Tommee Tippee Sippee cups with a removable, one-piece white valve are included in this recall.
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/2016/58572r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at BuyBuy Baby, CVS, Giant, Kohl's, Marco Baby, Marshalls, Meijer, Sam's Club, Ross Stores, Target, Bealls Outlet, Walgreens and Wal-Mart and other mass merchandise stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Babyhaven.com, and Diapers.com from December 2014 through May 2016 for between $4 and $7.
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 Sippee cups and contact Mayborn to receive a free replacement cup.
Online at www.tommeetippee.us and click on the recall button at the bottom of homepage for more information and/or toll-free at 877-248-6922 anytime during the week and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Mayborn USA has received 3,066 reports of mold in the removable, one-piece, opaque valve of the Sippee cups, including 68 reports of children experiencing diarrhea, vomiting or other symptoms associated with drinking from a cup with mold in the valve.
+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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