Brita recalling thousands of children's water bottles

      Brita Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles water bottle. Courtesy:
      Brita Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles water bottle. Courtesy:
      WASHINGTON (AP) - Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.

      The company said Tuesday that the lid of the hard-sided bottles can break into pieces with sharp points.

      Brita has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. No injuries have been reported.

      The recalled bottles include a violet bottle with Dora the Explorer, a pink bottle with Hello Kitty, a blue bottle with SpongeBob Square Pants and a green bottle with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Each bottle has a Brita logo and white lid.

      The bottles were sold online and at various retailers for about $13 to $19.

      Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the bottles and to contact Brita for a postage-paid shipping package to return the bottles for a full refund.