Pacifiers Decorated with Crystals Recalled Due to Aspiration and Ingestion Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2007
Release #07-254

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Pacifiers Decorated with Crystals Recalled Due to Aspiration and Ingestion Hazards

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms 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: Pacifiers

Units: About 1,000

Retailers: Dara Linda's Baby Bling and Jewelry Design, of Davie, Fla.; Bling Toes, of Cherry Valley, Ill.; Baby Bling Things, of Appleton, Wis.; PeaNaPod Bling and Accessories, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and MJM Crystal Designs, of Boca Raton, Fla.

Hazard: These pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards for pacifiers. The pacifiers' crystals can separate easily, posing an aspiration and ingestion hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves pacifiers that were purchased from stores, decorated with Swarovski crystals, then resold to consumers. The crystals were glued on the pacifier's handle and guard. They come in different colors and designs. The chart below lists additional information about the products sold.

Company Name/Contact Name of Product Sold At
Dara Linda's Baby Bling and Jewelry Design
www.jewelryandbabyblingbydara.com
Call collect: (954) 600-8988
Email: lkkcreations@yahoo.com
Baby Bling Swarovski Crystal Pacifiers Ebay.com and Etsy.com from June 2006 through March 2007 for between $1 and $40.
Bling Toes
www.blingtoes.com
Call collect: (815) 718-1280
Email: april.marsh@insightbb.com
Baby Bling Swarovski Crystal Pacifiers Etsy.com from January 2007 through February 2007 for about $35.
Baby Bling Things
Call collect: (920) 832-9161
Email: Blingthings4you@yahoo.com
http://www.myspace.com/babyblingthingsbowtique
Bling Swarovski Pacifiers Ebay.com and Etsy.com from July 2006 through March 2007 for between $15 and $35.
PeaNapod Bling and Accessories
Call collect: (260) 422-3630
Ebay Web site: PeaNapod Bling and Accessories
Email: cjehyde@verizon.net
Bling Pacifiers Ebay.com from September 2006 through February 2007 for between $10 and $30.
MJM Crystal Designs
Call collect: (561) 715-9591
Email: realta@aol.com
Binkies by Bossman Ebay.com from December 2006 through March 2007 for between $10 and $12.
(Note: Although these products were advertised by third parties as Swarovski products or containing Swarovski crystals, Swarovski does not manufacture these products or endorse their use.)

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should take these pacifiers away from young children immediately and contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact the firm above.

 

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