Spout could pose a choking hazard if chewed, bitten or comes off. Please check the spout every time it is used to make sure there are no rips, tears or damage and it is securely attached. DO NOT USE if there is any damage to the spout. NOTE: the spouts are NOT removable on these bottles. If a spout comes off, STOP using and contact EcoVessel at 1-800-969-2962.