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Autoseal Water Bottle (24 oz.) Review by Charlotte Gochnauer

954 W Washington Blvd. MC 37, 7 th floor
Chicago, IL 60607

Drinking water every day is so important for your health. And now you can stay hydrated when you are on the go with this colorful, leak-resistant bottle from Contigo. This 24-ounce bottle, made with BPA-free Titan plastic, has high impact resistance and won't stain or retain odors. The Autoseal lid is a one-handed function that makes on-the-go drinking easy. Simply press the button to drink and then release it to seal. When sealed the bottle does not leak--even when I gave to my 4-year-old to shake around. The carabiner clip on the handle can be used to clip the bottle to a bag strap or backpack. The water bottle fits in most cup holders and has volume markings printed on the side. There are five different colors to choose from, and the bottle comes in both 24- and 32-ounce sizes.

We have really enjoyed this water bottle for many reasons. I love that the top opening is wide enough to put ice cubes in and that you can attach it to a bag strap. It is top rack dishwasher safe, which makes for easy cleaning in our house! Because of the Autoseal lid, it is spill proof and leak proof. We did notice that every now and then when the button is released a couple drops of water spray out, but the bottle can be rolled around on the floor and shaken upside down and no water leaks out. The Contigo website is very helpful; there are care and use instructions and a FAQ section, and you can buy replacement lids if needed. A no-spill, BPA-free way to stay hydrated!

Product review by Charlotte Gochnauer, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, September 2010