On April 1, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada, and Crate and Barrel announced a voluntary recall of approximately 44,200 glass water bottles, due to a potential laceration hazard if the bottles shatter when the glass stopper is removed or inserted. Crate and Barrel has received at least seven reports of the glass water bottles shattering, and there have been four reports of injuries to the hand.
The recall involves all clear glass water bottles sold at Crate and Barrel stores and online between December 2008 and February 2010. The 22-ounce bottles with SKU number 437-151 and the 50-ounce bottles with SKU number 437-169 are affected by the recall.
Consumers are urged to stop using the bottles immediately and return the items to any Crate and Barrel store for a full refund.