|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 1, 2005
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (773) 889-2997
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
CPSC, Ideal Distributors Inc. Announce Recall of Pacifiers
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: Cachito Pacifiers
Units: About 1,000
Importer: Ideal Distributors Inc., of Chicago, Ill.
Hazard: The nipples can detach from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported.
Description: The recalled pacifiers are blue, white, yellow or pink plastic with a yellow nipple and a circular or clove-shaped handle. The nipples are filled with honey or a sugary substance. The pacifiers measure about 3-inches long and 1 1/2-inches wide.
Sold at: Various independent Mexican supermarkets and drug stores in the Chicago, Ill. area from July 2005 through September 2005 for about $1.
Manufactured In: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifiers away from young children and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Ideal Distributors collect at (773) 889-2997 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or e-mail the company at firstname.lastname@example.org
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