Performance Packaging Recalls Children’s Food Pouch Attachment Due to Choking Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–February 5, 2015. 

  • PouchPop Topper
    PouchPop Topper

Recall Summary

Name of product:  The PouchPop™ Topper

Hazard:  The tube of the pouch topper that screws onto the food pouch can separate from the round base, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:  Performance Packaging toll-free at (844) 560-7227 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or go to www.pouchpop.com and click on “PouchPop Product Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Units:  About 6,000

Description:  The recalled PouchPops are silicone toppers that screw onto a baby food pouch that allow infants to feed themselves. The PouchPops were sold in a four-pack of four colors including green, orange, red and yellow and have a cylinder-shaped tube stem that attaches to a round base. The pouch toppers have a “SipP” logo and smiley face embossed on the circular base.

Incidents/Injuries:  The firm has received four reports of breaks above the round base of the toppers. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled PouchPop toppers and contact Performance Packaging for instructions on receiving a free replacement product or full refund.

Sold exclusively at:  Online at www.Amazon.com, www.littlegreenpouch.com and www.jackbenatural.com from May through September 2014 for about $10.

Manufacturer(s):  Performance Packaging, of Las Vegas, Nevada

Manufactured in:  United States

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