News

Brita recalling children’s water bottles

Brita recalling children’s water bottles

RECALLED: The recalled bottles include a violet bottle with Dora the Explorer, a pink bottle with Hello Kitty, a blue bottle with SpongeBob Square Pants and a green bottle with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Each bottle has a Brita logo and white lid. Photo: Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children’s water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.

The company said Tuesday that the lid of the hard-sided bottles can break into pieces with sharp points.

Brita has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled bottles include a violet bottle with Dora the Explorer, a pink bottle with Hello Kitty, a blue bottle with SpongeBob Square Pants and a green bottle with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Each bottle has a Brita logo and white lid.

The bottles were sold online and at various retailers for about $13 to $19.

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the bottles and to contact Brita for a postage-paid shipping package to return the bottles for a full refund.

Local Headlines

in Local

Rahn Retirement

News Hospital1240

The chairman of the Spencer Hospital Board of Trustees has resigned...

in Local

October Home Sales

IAR

There were more homes sold across the state in October compared to the same month a year ago...

in Local

Iowa Tuition Freeze Cost

dollar sign

Freezing tuition rates for all students next year would cost $14.5 million in lost revenue for the state's three public universities...

in Local

Stateline Crash

iowasheriff badge

An Armstrong man is injured in a snigle vehicle rollover...

in Local

Rock Island Clean Line Files For Franchises

riclroute

Anyone looking to file objections or letters in support of the project may do so online at the Iowa Utilities Board website...