Recall Date: March 15, 2018
Recall Number: 18-126
Name of Product: Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier & teether holders
Hazard: The snap can detach from the pacifier’s ribbon, posing a choking hazard for young children.
Remedy: Replace. Consumer 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.
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.
Units: About 590,000 (in addition, about 10,500 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier & teether holders. The holders were sold in eight styles: Giraffe, Zebra, Turtle, Reindeer (Special Holiday Edition), Frog (Special Holiday Edition), Spring Bunny (Special Holiday Edition), Deer and Bunny. 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.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received a total of 67 reports of the ribbon fraying and the snap detaching. No injuries have reported.
Sold At: Bed Bath & Beyond, H-E-B Grocery, K-Mart, Target, Toys ‘R Us/Babies ‘R Us, Wal-Mart and various stores nationwade and online at Amazon.com from August 2015 to March 2018 for about $10
Importer: Handi-Craft Company, of St. Louis, Mo
Distributor: Handi-Craft Company, of St. Louis, Mo
Manufacturer: Yangzhou Rich Arts & Crafts Co., Ltd., of Yang Zhou City, China
Manufactured in: China