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CareBears Pacifier Recalled by IDM Group Due to Choking Hazard

Name of Product:
CareBears™ Pacifiers
Hazard:

The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The nipples can separate from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 23, 2012
Units:
About 119,000
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact IDM collect at (212) 686-5221 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's recall web site at www.pacifierrecall.net

Recall Details

Description:

The pacifiers and the clip attachment have CareBear figures and a "TCFC" copyright mark on them. The nipple is made of silicone.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifiers away from infants and contact IDM Group LLC for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Various discount and dollar stores, Walmart Puerto Rico, children's apparel stores and Consolidated Stores nationwide from October 2009 through June 2012 for about $1.

Manufacturer(s):

Yi Wu Jiangyi Plastic Co., of China

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-254
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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