Pampers(r) Natural Stages Pacifiers Recalled by Key Baby Due to Choking Hazard
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: Pampers(r) Natural Stages Infant Ortho and Bulb Pacifiers
Units: About 29,000
Importer: Key Baby LLC, of Lutz, Fla. (Note: Pampers(r) licensed their brand name to Key Baby)
Manufacturer: Tahoe Enterprises, of China
Hazard: The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards and pose a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The pacifier comes in yellow, pink or blue colors and is made of silicone. Only “Stage 1″ pacifiers are recalled. “Stage 1″ and “Ortho” or “Bulb” are printed on the package. The recalled pacifiers have an oval-shaped mouth guard and “Pampers” molded on to the handle side of the mouth guard. The product comes two per package.
Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from April 2010 through February 2011 for about $6.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifiers away from infants and contact Key Baby for instructions on returning the product for a full refund or $10 coupon toward the purchase of any Pampers(r) Natural Stages products.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11188.html