Recall: Sterling Silver Teething Rings
On 2007-12-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sterling Silver Teething Rings due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2007 for about $50.00 to $120.00.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Empire Silver teething ring recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Teething Items category in 2007. See other recalled Teething Items.
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What is the problem?
The silver ball that holds the ring in place can separate and release the beads inside. This poses a choking and aspiration hazard to infants.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled sterling silver teething rings were sold in three styles: single ring with ball, single ring with heart and ball, and three rings with ball. The hollow ring has small beads inside that make a rattling sound and a ball soldered between the rings.
These items were sold new+ at Independent jewelry, gift, specialty and department stores nationwide during November 2007 for between $50 and $120.
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 teething rings from infants and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund or replacement.
For additional information, contact Empire Silver Company at (800)255-9475 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at www.empiresilver.com
Incidents & Injuries
+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 in the CPSC recall announcement.
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