Recall: Moonlight & Melodies nightlight soothers
On 2017-09-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Moonlight & Melodies nightlight soothers due to a potential electrical shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2016 for about $40.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Skip Hop nightlight recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Night Light / Nightlights category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The soother's USB wall power adapter can break, posing an electrical shock hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Skip Hop's Moonlight & Melodies owl and elephant nightlight soothers that play melodies or nature sounds and project images. They have a USB wall power adapter and cord. The white and gray owl soothers measure about 5.5 by 4.5 by 6 inches. The white elephant soother measures about 7 x 4.2 x 5.7 inches. The soothers have a sound speaker on each side and operation buttons at the top or the back. The Skip Hop logo is on the underside of the soothe
These items were sold new+ at Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby, Target and other retailers nationwide and online at Skiphop.com and Amazon.com from July 2016 through August 2017 for approximately $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 stop using the recalled nightlight soothers and contact Skip Hop for instructions on returning the USB wall power adapter with a prepaid shipping label and receive a free repair kit which includes a free USB wall adapter.
Skip Hop toll-free at888-282-4674 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online atwww.skiphop.comand click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Skip Hop is aware of incidents of the power adapter breaking, including one that resulted in an electrical shock.
+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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