Sandbox Medical, LLC Recalls Pacifier Clip Due to Choking Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Pacifier Clip
Units: About 6,000
Manufacturer: Sandbox Medical, LLC of Pembroke, Mass.
Hazard: The clip can break apart, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Sandbox Medical has received two reports that the clip broke apart during use. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the Cheaper Keeper pacifier clip that attaches a pacifier to a child's clothing. It is a clear plastic clip secured by a pink ribbon with a velcro closure.
Sold at: Sandbox Baby's website - www.gumdroppacifier.com - from February 2011 through March 2011 for about $3.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the pacifier clip and throw it away. Consumers should contact Sandbox Medical for a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sandbox Medical at (800) 396-1550 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.gumdroppacifier.com. Sandbox Medical is contacting its customers directly.
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