|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 25, 2006
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 874-7766
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: "Baby 2 Pack" Pacifiers
Units: About 3,600 packages of two pacifiers.
Importer/Distributor: KI, also known as Kole Imports, of Carson, Calif.
Hazard: The pacifier's nipple can easily detach from the guard, posing a serious choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled pacifiers are rubber nipples attached to a white or light blue plastic guard. The cardboard packaging has a picture of a baby, some toy blocks, a toy train engine and a diaper pin with a bear on it. The pacifiers are sold in packs of two. Writing on the front of the packaging includes, "Baby," "2 pack Pacifiers" and "BI194." The back of the packaging has an American flag and the writing, "AN AMERICAN COMPANY."
Sold at: Discount dollar stores nationwide from August 2005 through March 2006 for about $1.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled pacifiers away from babies immediately and contact the retailer where they purchased the pacifiers or KI for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact KI toll-free at (800) 874-7766 anytime or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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