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Chewbeads Recalls Pacifier Clips Due to Choking Hazard

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Recall Date: September 29, 2015

Recall Number: 15-255

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Pacifier clips

Hazard: The “D” ring on the pacifier clip can break, allowing beads to detach, posing a choking hazard.

Remedy: Refund or replacement

Recall Details

Consumer Contact: Call Chewbeads Inc. toll-free at 888-786-7790 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at service@chewbeads.com or online at www.chewbeads.com and click on the Product Recall link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 45,000 in United States (in addition about 5,900 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves five styles of Chewbeads Baby pacifier clip holders. The “Where’s the Pacifier?” pacifier clips styles include shapes of a Butterfly, Dinosaur, Heart, Sheriff Badge and a white baseball with red stitching and a major league baseball team logo. “Chewbeads baby” is imprinted in raised letters on the rubber shape attachment. The pacifier clips have eight multi-colored beads threaded through a narrow satin ribbon that attaches to a pacifier on one end and a plastic D-ring on the other. The clip and beads are about six inches long. The garment clip has the following number code on the back of the plastic clip: 3/31/14, 08/08/14, 12/01/14, 14/30/09, 15/02/09, 25/04/14.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received seven reports of the beads detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these recalled pacifier clips away from young children and contact Chewbeads for a free replacement pacifier clip or a refund of the purchase price.

Sold at: Buy Buy Baby and small boutique retail stores nationwide and in Canada from September 2014 through June 2015 for $16.50 for the baseball themed clips and $15 for the other style clips.

Importer: Chewbeads, of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in: China

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