Recall: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
On 2018-03-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2015 for about $10.
About 600,000 units are involved in this Handi-Craft Company pacifier & teether holders recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Pacifiers & Accessories category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The snap can detach from the pacifier's ribbon, posing a choking hazard for young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier & teether holders. The holders were sold in eight styles: Giraffe, Zebra, Turtle, Reindeer (Special Holiday Edition), Frog (Special Holiday Edition), Spring Bunny (Special Holiday Edition), Deer and Bunny. Only holders with the following lot codes are included in this recall: RICH0615; RICH0715; RICH0815; RICH1215; RICH0516; RICH0616; RICH0716; RICH1116; RICH1016; RICH0916; RICH1216; RICH0317; RICH0417; RICH0517; RICH0617; RICH0717; RICH0817; RICH0917. The lot codes are printed on the tag attached to the holder. Consumers can confirm lot codes included in the recall at www.drbrownsbaby.com/recall-lovey.
These items were sold new+ at Bed Bath & Beyond, H-E-B Grocery, K-Mart, Target, Toys 'R Us/Babies 'R Us, Wal-Mart and various stores nationwade and online at Amazon.com from August 2015 to March 2018 for about $10
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:
Consumer should immediately take the recalled holders away from young children and contact Handi-Craft for further instructions to receive a replacement product or comparable merchandise of equal or lesser value.
Handi-Craft toll-free at 833-224-7674 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at http://www.drbrownsbaby.com/ and click on Recall Information for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received a total of 67 reports of the ribbon fraying and the snap detaching. No injuries have reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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