H&M Reannounces Recall of Children’s Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryName of product:
Children’s Water BottlesHazard:
The water bottle's spout can break off, posing a choking hazard to children.
H&M toll-free at (855) 466-7467 from 7 a.m. to 12 midnight CT daily or visit the firm's website at www.hm.com and click on United States, then Customer Service at the bottom of the page and Recalled Items from the left column for more information.Report an Incident Involving this Product
About 2,900 (previously recalled in Sept. 2012)
H&M has received one report of an incident in England of the water bottle spout breaking off in a child's mouth as the child was drinking from the bottle. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the water bottle and call H&M to receive a prepaid mailer to return the bottle. Upon receipt of the returned bottle, consumers will be mailed a full refund plus a $25 H&M gift card.
Sold exclusively at
H&M stores with children's departments nationwide from July 2012 through March 2013 for between $1.50 and $5. About 200 of the bottles were sold after the original recall was announced in September 2012.
H & M Hennes & Mauritz, L.P., New York, N.Y.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
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