Recall Date: October 28, 2015
Recall Number: 16-022
Name of Product: Avengers and Darth Vader Themed Water Bottles
Hazard: The gray paint on the metal portion of the water bottle can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled water bottles from children and return them to the nearest Pottery Barn Kids store or contact the firm’s toll-free number for free shipping information. Consumers will have the option of a full refund or replacement water bottle, plus a $20 Pottery Barn Kids gift card.
Consumer Contact: Pottery Barn Kids toll-free at 844-421-8062 from 7 a.m. to midnight ET daily, or online at www.potterybarnkids.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 15,200 (in addition, 430 units were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves Avengers and Darth Vader themed stainless steel water bottles with images of Thor, The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man on one and an image of Darth Vader and the Death Star on the other style. The water bottles are gray with a blue or black plastic top, a vacuum-valve stopper and are 5 ½ inches tall by 2 ¾ inches in diameter. SKU number 7939721 (Avengers) or 7939721 (Darth Vader) is printed on the price sticker affixed to the bottom of the bottle, along with one of the following date codes: 12/2013, 8/2014 or 12/2014. A tracking label imprinted on the underside of the bottle contains the date code printed along with the words, “Pottery Barn Kids,” “LOT 1, BATCH 1” and “JINHUA, CHINA.”
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold exclusively at: Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Outlet stores nationwide, through the Pottery Barn Kids catalog and online at www.potterybarnkids.com from June 2014 through September 2015 for about $16.
Importer: Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, Calif.
Manufacturer: Amax Enterprises (HK) Limited, of China
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/55598r-eng.php