Pacifier Clips Sold Exclusively at Babies ‘R’ Us and Toys ‘R’ Us
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that this recall involves Babies‘R’Us pacifier clips sold in an assortment of six colors and character designs, including a red monster, blue monster, monkey, giraffe, owl with one eye closed, and an owl with both eyes open.
The pacifier clips have a circular plastic cover affixed to a metal spring clip and a fabric strip with snaps at the other end. The recalled pacifier clip assortment has model number 5F6237F and “®2014 Geoffrey, LLC” engraved on the back to the plastic cover.
Name of product: Babies ‘R’ Us pacifier clips
Hazard: The pacifier clip’s spring mechanism can break and release small parts, posing a choking hazard.
Consumer Contact: Toys ‘R’ Us at 800.869.7787 from 9:00am to 5:00pm ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.toysrus.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.
Units: About 53,000
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of pacifier clips breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifier clips from babies and return the product to Babies ‘R’ Us or Toys ‘R’ Us for a refund.
Sold exclusively at: Babies‘R’Us and Toy’R’Us stores nationwide from February 2015 through April 2016 for about $4.00.
Importer(s): Toys ‘R’ Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.
Distributor(s): Toys ‘R’ Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.
Manufactured in: China
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