Today I confirmed that Pura knows they are selling old baby bottle stock with lead.

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This pertains to Pura Kiki brand Made Safe Certified insulated stainless steel baby bottles being sold in 2018.

The manufacturer admitted (as recently as this week, in a communication to a customer) to knowing that their old-stock product inventory is still available to purchase (likely both online and at brick and mortar retailers, because no recall was either voluntarily implemented by the company or demanded by the CPSC) and that this old stock contains neurotoxic lead (Pb).

The lead in this baby bottle can become available to the user (babies) when the product fails with normal use (which it often does, as my followers have repeatedly reported to me) when the bottom cap falls off the bottle.

The company continues to assert that the bottom cap does not come off their insulated baby bottles (to expose the solid lead sealing dot) with normal use as intended, however this assertion is simply not true.

In my opinion, enough of their baby bottles have failed in this way (a failure mode that they are well aware of) that the company should have taken more aggressive action to remove the bottles with lead from their product supply, and they have not yet done so (even though it has been more than a year [almost 18 months!] since they first learned of this concern.)

Read more about the concern for Pura Kiki insulated stainless steel baby bottles here.

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4 Responses to Today I confirmed that Pura knows they are selling old baby bottle stock with lead.

  1. Sabrina July 7, 2018 at 11:24 pm #

    This has GOT to be a violation of Prop 65, and as such, you should be able to file suit as a citizen enforcer. Not an attorney, but it’s worth a try.

    • Tamara July 7, 2018 at 11:32 pm #

      Thank you. I know someone who can look into that for me!

  2. Elizabeth July 27, 2018 at 12:43 pm #

    Meanwhile, I am trying to secure a certificate of analysis for the non-insulated baby bottle, and they have not shared it with me. All they sent was a self-declaration, calling it a certificate (but it’s basically just a statement). I’m not sure why they won’t share the third party test results.

    • Tamara July 27, 2018 at 1:17 pm #

      Very interesting!

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