Thousands of outdoor water bottles for children with high lead levels recalled in the US
A Washington-based company issued a recall on July 19 for thousands of colorful “kids’ insulated water bottles” due to risks that it may contain excessive levels of toxic lead, an article of cpsc.gov reported.
Reports said GSI Outdoors, Inc. is recalling the 13.5oz insulated bottles sold at LL Bean stores. The bottles bearing the prints “Flower Power,” “Dino Bones,” “Robo Shark,” “Purple Tie Dye Butterfly,” and “Orange Grid camo” reportedly have an exterior bottom that can cause harm to children due to high levels of lead. Accidental ingestion of lead may result in serious health problems mostly to children. The recalling company and the CPSC are not aware of any injuries or health issues complaints involving the recalled bottles. GSI will address the problem by refunding the $20 of consumers who have bought the bottles with toxic lead.
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