A number of hundred thousand Soojimus double-walled stainless-steel cups for youths might pose a lead hazard, leading to a voluntary recall.
In a discover Thursday from the Client Product Security Fee (CPSC), 346,000 Cupkin double-walled stainless-steel cups grew to become topic to the recall attributable to them having “ranges of lead that exceed the federal lead content material ban.”
Two sizes of the cups — 8 ounces and 12 ounces — had been “improperly manufactured” earlier than the corporate put them up for buy in pairs, in keeping with the recall discover.
The corporate mentioned on the Cupkin web site the cups might pose a hazard “if the underside powder coating will get compromised that covers the seal dot containing lead” on the underside of the affected cups. With the double partitions, drinks put inside “should not uncovered to steer,” in keeping with Cupkin.
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However shoppers mustn’t proceed utilizing the recalled cups, the CPSC discover mentioned. The corporate is contacting clients it is aware of purchased them in regards to the recall, and so is Amazon, the place some had been bought.
Soojimus has not discovered of any accidents, per the recall discover.
“Since our founding, Cupkin has at all times been guided by a powerful dedication to producing secure, high quality merchandise,” the corporate mentioned on-line, including its authentic manufacturing associate and two labs “allow us to down.”
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Gross sales of the affected cups on Amazon’s web site and Cupkin’s web site began in January 2018, ending in March this yr, in keeping with the discover. They cups have a price ticket of about $30.
Customers who personal the recalled cups could get a refund from Soojimus. Refunds ought to be delivered 4 to 6 weeks after requests are submitted, in keeping with the Cupkin web site.
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The corporate mentioned it’s going to “take this chance to fully redesign” the cups to “make them even higher.”