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Brita Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Over Laceration Risk

(credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

(credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

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WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) – Almost a quarter of million children’s water bottles have been recalled due to lids breaking or cracking, the Consumer Products Safety Commission said.

The bottles feature popular cartoon characters on them including Dora the Explorer, Hello Kitty, Spongebob SquarePants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

The removable plastic wrap on the bottle at time of purchase has the model number BB07 and the following UPC codes: 60258-35883 on the Dora the Explorer, 60258-35914 on the Hello Kitty, 60258-35880 on the SpongeBob Square Pants and 60258-35882 on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

No injuries have been reported. About 242,500 bottles are being recalled, according to the CPSC.

Call Brita at (800) 926-2065 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or go to www.brita.com and click “Safety Recall” for more information.

You can also find out more about the recall here.

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