Recall: Hobby Lobby Pacifier Holders
On 2016-05-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Hobby Lobby Pacifier Holders due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2016 for about $5.
About 10,000 units are involved in this pacifier recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Pacifiers & Accessories category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The fin of the whale and the head of the octopus can detach from the pacifier holder, posing a choking hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Little Wishes Summer Plush Pacifier Holder, including the Blue Whale, item number 5202601, and the Pink Octopus, item number 5725213. The pacifier holders are made of a plush fabric, stuffed with fiber, measure approximately 4.5 inches by 2 inches and have a 10-inch ribbon attached to the body. The item number is printed on the top left corner of the product hang tag. "Hobby Lobby 9123069" is printed on the front and back of the sewn-in label.
These items were sold new+ at Hobby Lobby Stores nationwide from January 2016 through April 2016 for about $5.
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 stop using the recalled pacifier holders and return them to the nearest Hobby Lobby store for a full refund or store credit.
Hobby Lobby Stores at 800-326-7931from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.hobbylobby.com and click on the "Recall" tab at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Hobby Lobby has received one report of the whale fin detaching from the pacifier holder. No injuries have been 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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