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Metal Water Bottles Recalled

Date:
March 25, 2008
Category:
Bottles & Feeding
Company/Brand:
Downeast Concepts
The Danger:
Paint on the metal water bottles contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Description:
The recall includes about 18,000 Backyard and Beyond brand water bottles with model numbers 67402, 67404, 67442, 67444, 67742, 60442, 67744, 67746, 67748, and 60448 printed on the hang tag. The metal water bottles have a black plastic sip-top and were sold in green, pink, or blue with assorted animal or insect graphics on the exterior.
Sold At:
Major retailers, gift shops, convenience stores, mass merchandise stores, and drugstores nationwide from February 2006 through February 2008 for about $8.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled water bottles away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a refund. For additional information, contact Downeast Concepts at (800) 343-2424 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.backyard-beyond.com or e-mail the company at productsafety@downeastconcepts.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08231.html