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Safety Alert

humangear Recalls Bottle Caps Due to Burn Hazard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: humangear capCAP bottle caps

Hazard: The capCAP can leak, dislodge or come off, posing a burn hazard to consumers when the bottles are used to hold hot liquids.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: humangear at 800-604-1926 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email capcap@humangear.com or online at www.humangear.com and click on "RECALL INFORMATION" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 61,000 (in addition, about 360 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves humangear's capCAP accessory bottle cap. The capCAPs were sold in green/gray, blue/gray, black/gray and black/black color combinations for standard wide-mouth stainless steel bottles and in black/gray for glass mason jars. humangear is stamped on the top of the capCAP. Only caps with model numbers HG0501, HG0502, HG0505, HG0505-DSG and HG0515 printed above the UPC code on the package are included in the recall. The recalled capCAP has a silicone seal, a rubber coating on the large cap, and a tab/slot feature on the strap This recall only includes the newer version of capCAPs sold between November 2016 and February 2017.

Incidents/Injuries: humangear has received one report of liquid leakage. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled capCAP and contact humangear to receive a full refund.

Sold At: Dicks Sporting Goods, REI, SCHEELS and other sporting goods stores nationwide from November 2016 through February 2017 for between $7 and $8.

Importer: humangear inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

Distributor: humangear inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

Manufactured in: China