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Chewbeads Recalls Pacifier Clips Due to Choking Hazard

  • Chewbeads Pacifier Clip – Butterfly
  • Chewbeads Pacifier Cip – Dinosaur
  • Chewbeads Pacifier Clip – Heart
  • Chewbeads Pacifier Clip – Sheriff Badge
  • Chewbeads Pacifier Clip – Major League Baseball Theme
  • Chewbeads Pacifier Clip – Major League Baseball Theme
Name of Product:
Pacifier clips
Hazard:
The "D" ring on the pacifier clip can break, allowing beads to detach, posing a choking hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
September 29, 2015
Units:
About 45,000 in United States (in addition about 5,900 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Chewbeads Inc. toll-free at 888-786-7790 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at service@chewbeads.com or online at www.chewbeads.com and click on the Product Recall link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves five styles of Chewbeads Baby pacifier clip holders. The "Where's the Pacifier?" pacifier clips styles include shapes of a Butterfly, Dinosaur, Heart, Sheriff Badge and a white baseball with red stitching and a major league baseball team logo. "Chewbeads baby" is imprinted in raised letters on the rubber shape attachment. The pacifier clips have eight multi-colored beads threaded through a narrow satin ribbon that attaches to a pacifier on one end and a plastic D-ring on the other. The clip and beads are about six inches long. The garment clip has the following number code on the back of the plastic clip: 3/31/14, 08/08/14, 12/01/14, 14/30/09, 15/02/09, 25/04/14. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take these recalled pacifier clips away from young children and contact Chewbeads for a free replacement pacifier clip or a refund of the purchase price. 

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received seven reports of the beads detaching. No injuries have been reported. 

Sold At

Buy Buy Baby and small boutique retail stores nationwide and in Canada from September 2014 through June 2015 for $16.50 for the baseball themed clips and $15 for the other style clips. 

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Chewbeads, of New York, N.Y. 

Recall number:
15-255
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