Recall: Twist'n Sparkle Home Beverage Carbonation System Plastic Bottles
On 2012-07-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Twist'n Sparkle Home Beverage Carbonation System Plastic Bottles due to a potential impact and laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2010 for about $30 to $50.
About 200,000 units are involved in this iSi bottle 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 1st recall of products in the Sports / Water Bottles & Thermoses category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 645-3595
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What is the problem?
The plastic bottles can explode under pressure, expelling plastic parts, resulting in an injury hazard to anyone nearby.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The products are plastic bottles used as a part of the iSi Twist'n Sparkle Beverage Carbonation System. The recalled bottles were sold in the Starter Set model number 1005 with one reusable bottle and the Bottle Set model number 1006 with two reusable bottles. The model numbers are printed on the bottom of the box. The recalled plastic bottles are available in one size and two colors of caps/bottoms, white or gray.
These items were sold new+ at Williams-Sonoma, QVC and other national retailers and websites from June 2010 to March 2012 for approximately $50 for the Starter Set and $30 for the Bottle Set.
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 products and either contact iSi or the place of purchase for instructions on returning the product for a refund or store credit. For products purchased online, contact the online retailers for instructions on how to ship the returns and receive a refund or credit. Note that the US Postal Service does not accept CO2 gas chargers for shipment by mail.
For additional information, contact iSi at (800)645-3595 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.twistnsparkle.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm is aware of nine incidents involving exploding plastic bottles including three in which consumers received cuts to various parts of their upper body.
+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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