Recall notice: Children’s water bottles recalled due to choking hazard

Posted at 5:22 AM, Sep 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-18 05:22:03-04

BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of certain children’s water bottles, because children are ending up spitting out pieces of broken plastic.

Below is the information on this particular recall.

Recalled water bottles

Recalled water bottles

Zac Designs 26-ounce water bottles — The inner plastic straw in the flip-top portion of the twist-off cap can break, posing a choking hazard.  About 178,000 units are impacted in the recall.   The water bottles were sold exclusively at Target stores in a “Back-to-College” promotion. The water bottles have popular characters that include super heroes, Minions, and many others.

Zak Designs has received nine reports of the inner plastic straw in the flip-top portion of the cap breaking, including seven reports of plastic fragments spit out by children using the bottle. No injuries have been reported.  Free replacement caps are available.  Click here for more information on this recall.