Recall: Gingham Bunny Forks and Spoons For Babies
On 2013-04-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Gingham Bunny Forks and Spoons For Babies due to a potential choking and ingestion hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2012 for about $15 to $40.
About 4,000 units are involved in this Reed & Barton fork and spoon recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Dishes/Eating Utensils (Children's) category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 22 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 343-1383
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What is the problem?
The pink coloring on the bunny's ears can come off, posing choking and ingestion hazards to babies.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves infant flatware from the Gingham Bunny Flatware Collection, sold three ways; as just the infant feeding spoon, in a fork and spoon set, and in a three-piece set including the infant feeding spoon with a bowl and bib. The flatware is silver-colored, nickel-plated and has a bunny with pink coloring on its ears at the end of the handle.
These items were sold new+ at Reed and Barton factory stores and various gift shops nationwide and online at www.reedandbarton.com from September 2012 through January 2013 for between $15 and $40.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled flatware away from infants and contact Reed and Barton for a full refund or free replacement flatware.
Reed and Barton Corp., at (800)343-1383 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.reedandbarton.com and click on Recall Information in the gray box at the bottom of the page.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Reed and Barton has received one report of the pink coloring on the bunny's ears coming off the flatware. No injuries were 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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