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Playtex Recalls Pacifier Holder Clips

  • Recalled Playtex green pacifier holder clip
  • Recalled Playtex blue pacifier holder clip –packaged
Name of Product:
Playtex pacifier holder clips
Hazard:
The pacifier holder clips can crack and a small part can break off which poses a choking hazard to small children.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 22, 2014
Units:
About 1.25 million in the U.S. and 150,000 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Playtex toll-free at (888) 220-2075 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.playtexproducts.com and click on Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Playtex pacifier holder clips that attach a pacifier to items like clothing, diaper bags and strollers. It is a plastic clip with a figure and a "Playtex" copyright logo that slides up and down to adjust the clip, a ribbon and a clear plastic ring that stretches to fit the pacifier. The pacifier holder was sold in green with a monkey figure, pink with a flower and blue with a tow truck. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifier holders away from infants and contact Playtex for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Playtex has received 99 reports of the holder cracking or breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Walmart, other major retailers, juvenile product, baby and discount stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, among others, from July 2010 through October 2013 for about $3. 

Importer:

Playtex Products Inc., of Dover, Del.

Distributor

Playtex Products Inc., of Dover, Del.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-084
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