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Recall - Kids' Insulated Water Bottle

Web posted on August 18, 2016

This recall involves 13.5 oz. LL Bean kids' insulated water bottles. The bottles were sold in five different prints: Dino Bones, Flower Power, Orange Grid Camo, Purple Tie Dye Butterfly, Robo Shark.

A sticker with the item number: 297684 can be found on the bottom of the bottle.

The lead solder at the exterior base of the bottle contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bottles and contact L.L. Bean for a full refund.

Neither health Canada nor GSI Outdoors have received any reports of consumer injuries or incidents related to the use of these products.

The recalled water bottles were sold from July 23, 2015 to May 11, 2016. Approximately 77 units were sold at LL Bean online.

The affected product was manufactured in China and distributed through GSI Outdoors, Inc., Spokane, Washington, USA. and sold through L.L. Bean, Freeport, Maine.

For more information, consumers can contact L.L. Bean at 1-800-555-9717 from 8am to 10pm EST, Monday-Friday or online.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit Reduce your exposure to lead.


For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at hc-sc.gc.ca.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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