Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard




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.

Name of product: Baby Necessities pacifiers

Units: About 2,900

Importer: OKK Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The pacifiers are banned under federal law. They failed federal safety tests when the nipples separated from the base. This poses a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Baby Necessities pacifiers with a blue heart-shaped mouth guard. The pacifiers were sold four to a pack. The words “Baby Necessities” is printed on the cardboard packaging.

Sold at: Dollar and discount stores nationwide from August 2007 through January 2009 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifier away from children and contact OKK Trading for a refund or exchange.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact OKK Trading collect at (877) 655-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.okktrading.com

Note: CPSC was alerted to this hazard by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection.