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Aluminum Water Bottles

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Alpine Design Aluminum Water Bottles

Units: About 11,200

Importer: Sports Authority, of Englewood, Colo.

Hazard: The surface paint on the water bottle contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the Alpine Design aluminum water bottles sold at Sports Authority. The water bottles are sold in different colors and measure between six and 10 inches tall. The water bottles are silver, blue, red, blue with pink flowers, red with the depiction of a mouse, or blue with the depiction of a zebra. "Alpine Design" is painted on the water bottle. Sold at: Sports Authority stores nationwide from April 2006 through September 2007 for between $5 and $8.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately and return it to a Sports Authority store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sports Authority at (800) 360-8721 any time, or visit the firm's Web site.

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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