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The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of four Brita children's water bottles featuring popular cartoon ...
characters because of a risk for cuts. (Aug. 19)
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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYBethesda, Maryland - August 18, 20141. Close view of Brita water bottle involved in recall 2. Wide of Elliot Kaye holding water bottle3. Close view of white plastic ring that shattersSOUNDBITE (English) Elliot Kaye, Chairman of Consumer Product Safety Commission: (Transcript Below)3. Line up of water bottles being recalled4. Close view of pieces of shattered plastic top5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Elliot Kaye, Chairman of Consumer Product Safety Commission:(Transcript Below)VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION SAYS BRITA HAS RECALLED MORE THAN 240-THOUSAND CHILDREN'S WATER BOTTLES --BECAUSE THE LID OF THE HARD-SIDED BOTTLES CAN BREAK INTO PIECES AND CUT THE USER.THE BRITA WATER BOTTLES ALL FEATURE THE POPULAR CARTOON CHARACTERS --DORA THE EXPLORER -- HELLO KITTY -- SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS -- AND THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES.ALL HOLD 15 OUNCES OF LIQUID.THE ISSUE IS WITH THE WATER BOTTLES WHITE SCREW ON TOPS.SOUNDBITE (English) Elliot Kaye, Chairman of Consumer Product Safety Commission:"So it seems that it is a manufacturing defect in the plastic, as you can see right here, it just doesn't seem to be of the quality we would hope to see and when these have been dropping, they have been cracking and our concern is that children will would cut themselves on these cracks."THE BOTTLES WERE SOLD BOTH IN STORES AND ONLINE FROM FROM FEBRUARY 2013 UNTIL JULY OF THIS YEAR.CONSUMERS SHOULD CONTACT BRITA FOR A POSTAGE-PAID SHIPPING PACKAGE TO RETURN THE BOTTLES.BRITA IS OFFERING A FULL REFUND.SOUNDBITE (English) Elliot Kaye, Chairman of Consumer Product Safety Commission:"So, the company's offering a full refund and we're hopeful that that will entice parents to immediately look and see and send back the product so the child is not injured if they happen to have one of these products."BRITA IS OFFERING A PRE-PAID MAILER FOR RETURN OF THE BOTTLE.BRITA HAS RECEIVED 35 REPORTS OF LIDS CRACKING OF BREAKING --BUT NO INJURIES HAVE BEEN REPORTED. TOM RITCHIE/ ASSOCIATED PRESS