KATY MAGAZINE NEWS
March 16, 2018
A massive recall is in effect for pacifier and teether holders because national safety experts say the product pose choking hazards.
The recall was issued Thursday night. The name of the product is called Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier & teether holders.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, a snap can detach from the pacifier’s ribbon, posing a choking hazard for young children.
This recall involves Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier & teether holders. The holders were sold in eight styles:
Reindeer (Special Holiday Edition)
Frog (Special Holiday Edition)
Spring Bunny (Special Holiday Edition)
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.
WHAT TO DO
Consumers 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.
The firm has received a total of 67 reports of the ribbon fraying and the snap detaching. No injuries have reported.
Bed Bath & Beyond
Toys ‘R Us/Babies ‘R Us
Various stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from August 2015 to March 2018 for about $10
CONSUMERS MAY CONTACT
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.