CPSC, Todo Dollar Wholesale Announce Recall of Pacifiers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 9, 2005
Release # 05-099
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 325-4732
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, Todo Dollar Wholesale Announce Recall of Pacifiers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Flashing Pacifier with Whistle Necklace and Flashing Pacifier Shock Baby Necklace

Units: About 102,000

Importer/Wholesaler: Todo Dollar Wholesale, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The nipple can detach from the pacifier, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled pacifier necklace consists of a 28-inch multi-colored cord with a 3-inch plastic pacifier that comes in assorted colors. On the Whistle Necklace pacifier, the nipple is the whistle, which contains a hole at the tip to be used as a blow hole. The pacifier handle operates as the on-off button for the flashing light on both pacifiers. "Flashing Pacifier Shock Baby Necklace" or "2-in-1 Flashing Pacifier with Whistle Necklace" is printed on the packaging of the pacifiers.

Sold through: Internet sales, distributors and small retail stores from January 2004 through November 2004 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Return the pacifiers to the store where purchased to receive a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Todo Dollar Wholesale toll-free at (866) 325-4732 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m PT Monday through Friday.

Picture of Recalled Pacifiers

 

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