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green sprouts® Glass Sip & Straw Cup in Compliance with U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Standards

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, March 15, 2017 -- i play. Inc., a family-owned company and leading provider of healthy and practical baby products and resources for parents, today announced that its green sprouts® Glass Sip & Straw Cup is in compliance with all U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) standards. The company submitted the product for additional testing to the CPSC after public concerns arose regarding lead in markings on the outside of the cup’s glass insert. The CPSC has confirmed that the product is safe and in compliance with all standards.

“When we became aware of parents’ concerns, we immediately sent product samples for additional, professional testing with an accredited laboratory and shared consumer concerns with the CPSC,” said Becky Cannon, founder and president, i. play, Inc. “The CPSC has confirmed that after a thorough investigation, the product is safe and within regulatory guidelines, and reports from an independent toxicologist indicate that toxicity from exposure does not exist.”

The green sprouts® Glass Sip and Straw Cup is in compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-314, 122 Stat. 3016 (August 14, 2008) (CPSIA), as stated by the CPSC Compliance Office.

While awaiting complete testing results, i play. offered concerned parents a free replacement glass insert without markings. Although the product has been tested and examined and meets or exceeds all safety standards for lead, and poses no harm to children, i play. will continue to honor this free replacement glass insert(s) to customers who have purchased the Glass Sip & Straw Cup. For parents wishing to receive a new glass insert(s) without markings, free of charge – please visit: https://iplaybaby.com/glass-sip-and-straw-cup-contact.

“We greatly appreciate our customers’ concerns for the material safety in their childrens’ products,” continued Cannon. “i play. remains committed to the health and safety of all children and we will continue to work with parents to develop products that support whole development and well-being.”

Concerns or questions regarding i play.’s products should be directed to contactus@iplaybaby.com.

For the past 35 years, the family-owned and -operated company, i play., Inc., has closely collaborated with customers and suppliers to provide baby products that support whole development, along with resources for parenting naturally.