WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
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 |
Call collect: (954) 600-8988
|Baby Bling Swarovski Crystal Pacifiers||Ebay.com and Etsy.com from June 2006 through March 2007 for between $1 and $40.|
|Bling Toes |
Call collect: (815) 718-1280
|Baby Bling Swarovski Crystal Pacifiers||Etsy.com from January 2007 through February 2007 for about $35.|
|Baby Bling Things |
Call collect: (920) 832-9161
|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
|Bling Pacifiers||Ebay.com from September 2006 through February 2007 for between $10 and $30.|
|MJM Crystal Designs |
Call collect: (561) 715-9591
|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.