BOISE, Idaho (CBSDFW.COM) – A Boise Idaho mom is on a mission to get a sippy cup off store shelves after she says it exploded in her face.
Dzevada Becirovic said she was pouring milk into her son’s cup — a Nuby no-spill insulated light-up sippy — when the lithium ion battery inside of it exploded.
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Doctors treated Becirovic at the hospital for chemical exposure in her lungs and face.
“If it had been in his hands I really don’t even want to imagine what would have happened. If it choked me up that bad and burnt me, it could have taken a limb off of a child that little,” she said.READ MORE: Some Tenants Say Conditions At Dallas' Highland Hills Apartments Still Unlivable Following Explosion
Now Becirovic is calling for a recall of the cup.
An attorney for Nnuby’s parent company said they don’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly.MORE NEWS: Lawlessness Once Reigned On 'Hell's Half Acre' In Downtown Fort Worth
They are investigating what happened.