Consumer product recall

CUPKIN brand Double-Walled Stainless Steel Children's Cups recalled due to the presence of lead

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Summary

Product
CUPKIN Double-Walled Stainless Steel Children's Cups
Issue
Consumer products - Chemical hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products and contact CUPKIN for a full refund.

Affected products

This recall involves CUPKIN 8 oz (236.6 ml) and 12 oz (354.9 ml) double-walled stainless steel children's cups sold as pairs in 12 different colour combinations with a matching coloured straw:

  • blue and green
  • pink and purple
  • blue and grey
  • peach and teal
  • black and white
  • coral and yellow
  • green and pink
  • polignac and potpourri
  • brown and peach
  • rust and salmon
  • aqua and periwinkle
  • cobalt and mint

"Cupkin" is printed on the front bottom of the cups.

Issue

The recalled products may contain excess amounts of lead present at the bottom seal, posing an exposure risk.

Lead is highly toxic, especially to children. A range of serious health effects have been associated with exposure to lead, including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea, heart and immune system. In extreme cases, there have been deaths.

As of September 11, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact CUPKIN for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact CUPKIN by telephone toll-free at 1-888-721-0096, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PST Monday to Friday, or visit the company’s website and submit a claim for a refund.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind consumers to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 12 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from January 2018 to March 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Household items
Companies

Distributor

Soojimus LLC, d/b/a CUPKIN

Bothell

Washington

UNITED STATES

Manufacturer

Loncin Bottle Co.

Yongkang City

Zhejiang Province

CHINA

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74303