The following recall has been reported: Children's Water Bottles imported by H&M Hennes &
Mauritz of New York, N.Y.; sold exclusively at H&M stores with
children's departments nationwide from July through August 2012. The
16-ounce water bottles are pink plastic with a crackle design or blue
plastic. The bottles have flip-top lids in coordinated pink and blue
colors. “H&M Sweden” and “www.hm.com” are embossed on the bottom of
the bottle. The water bottle contains the manufacture date in an
embossed date clock on the bottom of the bottle. The inner circle on the
clock contains the number 12 with an arrow between the two numbers. The
arrow points at the number 6 in an outer circle of numbers. The water
bottles were manufactured in Italy.
WHY: The water bottle's spout can break off, posing a choking hazard to children.
INCIDENTS: H&M has received one report of an incident in England of
the water bottle spout breaking off in a child's mouth as the child was
drinking from the bottle. No injuries reported.
HOW MANY: About 2,900.
FOR MORE: Contact H&M at 855-466-7467, or visit the firm's recall page on its website at http://www.hm.com .
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