Products recalled due to risk of lead exposure

The following products are being recalled because they may contain high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Units: About 18,000

Distributor: Downeast Concepts Inc., of Yarmouth, Maine

Description: Backyard and Beyond brand water bottles have a black plastic sip-top and were sold in green, pink or blue with assorted animal or insect graphics on the exterior.

Sold at: Major retailers, gift shops, convenience stores, mass merchandise and drugstores nationwide from February 2006 through February 2008 for about $8.

Remedy: Return the recalled water bottles to the store where purchased for a refund.

Contact: Call 800-343-2424, visit or e-mail