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Friday, January 10, 2020

44K glass milk bottles recalled for laceration hazard

By Colleen Kave, J.D.

Bottles can break unexpectedly during use; no injuries have been reported.

Libbey Glass Inc., of Toledo, Ohio, has recalled around 44,300 33.5 oz. milk bottles because the bottles can break unexpectedly during use, posing a laceration hazard (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 20-051, January 9, 2020).

Incidents and injuries. No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Product description. This recall involves Libbey Glass 33.5 oz. milk bottles. They are clear colorless glass bottles with no markings that measure about 8 1/2 inches in height by 3 1/4 inches in width at the base. The recalled bottles can be identified by their original packaging: Bottle cartons with item number 92129 and manufacturing dates of either August 15, 2019, or August 31, 2019. Any establishment that received these bottles after August 15, 2019, should contact the distributor to determine if affected bottles were included.

These glass milk bottles, which were manufactured in China, were sold by Libby to various foodservice distributors, including Edward Don & Company and The Wasserstrom Company, for about $2 per bottle.

Remedy. Foodservice establishments and customers should stop using the recalled milk bottles immediately and contact the firm to receive a refund in the form of a credit voucher or a free replacement bottle

Customer contact. For more information, customers may contact Libbey Glass at 800-982-7063 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.libbey.com and click on "Product Recall."

Companies: Libbey Glass Inc.

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