Recall: Boppy; Slipcovers
On 2007-11-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Boppy; Slipcovers due to a potential lead poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2006 for about $15.00 to $17.00.
About 40,000 units are involved in this slipcover recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Cushions, Pillows & Bedding category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
The zipper pull on the slipcovers can break, posing a choking hazard to young children. In addition, paint on the zippers contains excess levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves velvet and boa slipcovers intended for use with the Boppy; Bare Naked nursing and support pillow.
Information on where these items sold new+: Slipcovers recalled due to choking hazard were sold at discount department stores nationwide from July 2006 through September 2007 for about $16. Slipcovers recalled due to lead paint were sold at discount department stores nationwide from February 2007 through September 2007 for between $15 and $17.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using these products immediately and contact The Boppy Company for a free replacement product.
For information on identifying and/or exchanging the recalled slipcovers, call The Boppy Company at (888)713-3916 anytime or visit the firm's Web site at www.boppy.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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