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: 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.
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.
Units: About 1.25 million in the U.S. and 150,000 in Canada
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.
Incidents/Injuries: Playtex has received 99 reports of the holder cracking or breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Walmart, Target, Burlington Coat Factory, 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.
Distributor: Playtex Products Inc., of Dover, Del.
Name of Product: Baby rattles
Hazard: The head on the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Consumer Contact: Midwest-CBK at (800) 394-4225 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.mwcbk.com and click on Product Recall Information.
Units: About 1,900
Description: This recall involves donut-shaped polyester knit fabric baby rattles with heads and arms to resemble a bear, monkey and a lion. They measure about 7 inches in diameter by 2 inches thick. Sweet-ums and Midwest-CBK are printed on a hang tag on the rattles. A label sewn into the rattles has Midwest-CBK, the production date 04/2013 and the batch #:00001281 printed on it.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the head on a rattle detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled rattles away from young children immediately and contact Midwest-CBK for a full refund.
Sold by: Small gift stores from July 2013 through December 2013 for about $10.