CareBears Pacifier Recalled by IDM Group Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–August 23, 2012.  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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: CareBears™ Pacifiers

Units: About 119,000

Importer: IDM Group LLC, of New York

Manufacturer: Yi Wu Jiangyi Plastic Co., of China

Hazard: The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The nipples can separate from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The pacifiers and the clip attachment have CareBear figures and a “TCFC” copyright mark on them. The nipple is made of silicone.

Sold at: Various discount and dollar stores, Walmart Puerto Rico, children’s apparel stores and Consolidated Stores nationwide from October 2009 through June 2012 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifiers away from infants and contact IDM Group LLC for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact IDM collect at (212) 686-5221 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s recall web site at www.pacifierrecall.net

Picture of recalled pacifier and clip attachment in packaging

Picture of recalled pacifier and clip attachment

Picture of recalled pacifier

Picture of pacifier clip attachment

 

Source: cpsc.gov