Stainless steel baby bottles and sippy cups manufactured by Green Sprouts have been recalled due to the possibility of lead exposure. The company has received seven reports of the base of their products breaking off and exposing a solder dot containing lead. The CPSC has issued an alert to consumers. The company is offering a full refund to affected customers. If you own a bottle or sippy cup from the company, you should immediately check the bottom of the product for a tracking number. If you haven’t already, you can contact Green Sprouts directly and ask for a refund. The company will refund you for the product in the form of store credit.
Green Sprouts has been selling stainless steel baby products at major retailers, including Target, Whole Foods, Buy Buy Baby, and Amazon. They were sold in a variety of colors including green, pink, navy, and aqua. The company is based in North Carolina and is a self-billed “natural” baby product company. Their products were sold in six-ounce and eight-ounce sizes, as well as in a toddler cup. They were also sold on the company’s website.
Green Sprouts voluntarily recalled these products on February 10. They are contacting customers who have purchased the recalled products. They are also promising to destroy any products that have been used. If you own a bottle or sippy from the company, you should check the bottom of the product for a unique tracking number. This is the best way to ensure that your product is safe for your child. The company is also urging customers to discard all stainless steel components in favor of using a plant-plastic lid.
The FDA has found that lead exposure can cause long-term health problems, including learning disabilities, decreased attention, and neurological disorders. Lead can also increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and kidney dysfunction. Lead is toxic when ingested, but can also be absorbed through the skin. As such, high levels of lead exposure in children can lead to convulsions and comas, as well as other health problems. This is why it is so important to protect your children from lead exposure.
If your product is a Green Sprouts stainless steel baby bottle or sippy cup, you should check its bottom to see if it has a unique tracking number. If it does, you should discard the product and replace it with a new one. If your product has a flip cap, you should also discard it. You should also check the bottom of your product to ensure that it is the right size.
In a statement issued Wednesday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says that Green Sprouts has received reports of seven incidents of the base of their products breaking off. It is also important to note that no injuries have been reported from this incident. However, if your child has a Green Sprouts product with a broken base, you should stop using it immediately.