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Sippy cups recalled over lead poisoning risk

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The Prices and Consumer Affairs Division is notifying the general public of a
product recall on Green Sprouts stainless-steel Straw Bottles, Sippy Cups and Sip
& Straw Cups.
The recalled products may contain lead, posing a poisoning hazard to children the
department advised.
According to the manufacturer, the recall involves 6 oz and 8 oz Green Sprouts
Stainless Steel cups and bottles. The recalled double-walled stainless-steel bottles
were sold in aqua, pink, green, and navy colours with one of three closure
options: A silicone sippy spout with a coloured plastic lid, collar and handle,
Silicone sippy spout and a straw spout with a coloured plastic lid, collar and
handle, or a silicone straw with plastic screw-on flip cap.
The tracking numbers are printed on the bottom base of the bottles.

Size                  Description                                          Tracking Number(s)
6 oz               Stainless Steel Sippy Cup                     29218V06985 or 35719V06985
6 oz               Stainless Steel Sip & Straw Cup           33020V06985
8 oz                Stainless Steel Straw Bottle                 29218V06985 or 35719V06985
The recalled bottles and cups were sold from January 2020, through September
2022.The division is advising consumers who may have purchased the products to
discontinue use and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

According to the manufacturer, the recalled stainless-steel bottles and cups'
bottom base can break off, exposing a solder dot that contains lead that is
hazardous to children.  Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause
adverse health effects.

Members of the public can contact the Prices and Consumer Affairs Division for
more information on the latest product recall at 462-4347 or
email  consumeraffairs@ab.gov.ag

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