Toddler sippy bottles and cups sold nationwide pose lead-poisoning risk

Green Sprouts is recalling 1000’s of stainless-steel bottles and sippy cups sold nationwide as a result of the bottom of the merchandise can break off, posing a lead-poisoning risk to kids.

The Asheville, North Carolina, company has acquired seven reviews of the bottles’ base breaking off, exposing a solder dot containing lead, which is poisonous if ingested by younger kids, in keeping with the recall notice posted on Friday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. No accidents had been reported.

The recall comes on the heels of a current report by U.S. PIRG that discovered a excessive variety of recalled merchandise nonetheless on the market, “including children’s products recalled for lead — a toxic substance banned since the 1970s,” Dev Gowda, assistant director of Kids in Danger, said in a release earlier this month.

No stage of lead is taken into account protected in kids, with even low ranges in blood hurting a toddler’s potential to study, listen and do nicely in class, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Recalled Green Sprouts merchandise

Green Sprouts Inc.

The Green Sprouts recall includes about 10,500 cups and bottles sold at Buy Buy Baby and Whole Foods shops nationwide and on-line at, and from January 2020 by September 2022 for between $14 and $19, in keeping with the CPSC launch. 

The merchandise had been additionally sold on-line at, and, in keeping with a separate release issued by Green Sprouts.

Consumers had been urged to take the recalled merchandise away from kids and discard them, whereas contacting Green Sprouts for a refund or retailer credit score. The company may be reached at 800-876-1574 from 9 a.m. to five p.m. Monday by Friday or by e mail at It may also be reached on-line here.

The recall includes the next three made-in China merchandise with one of many following monitoring numbers on the underside of the bottom: 29218V06985, 35719V06985, and 33020V06985: 

6-ounce Sprout Ware Sippy Cup

Recalled Green Sprouts Stainless Steel Sippy Cup

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

6-ounce Sprout Ware Sip & Straw Cup

Recalled Green Sprouts Stainless Steel Sip & Straw Cup

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

8-ounce Sprout Ware Straw Bottle

Recalled Green Sprouts Stainless Steel Straw Bottle

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

“As we approach the redesign of these products, whose benefits for keeping drinks cold safely have made them a popular choice for parents, we will ensure that lead is not used as a soldering material,” Green Sprouts said in a separate release

The company inspired prospects to proceed utilizing the recalled product’s plant-plastic and silicone lid and spout with different Green Sprouts cups and bottles, whereas discarding the chrome steel parts by placing them within the trash. 

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