Dr. Brown’s Lovey Pacifier & Teether Recall [US & Canada]


Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Recall [US & Canada]Handi-Craft Company, a St. Louis, Missouri establishment recalls an estimated 600,500 Dr. Brown’s Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders due to suspected component detachment and consequential risk of choking, ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/oEX830jz0Mg; HCSC: http://ht.ly/Brko30jz0Nf

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Handi-Craft-Recalls-Dr-Browns-Lovey-Pacifier-Teether-Holders-Due-to-Choking-Hazard

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/66172r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Dr. Brown’s Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders.

  • The recalled 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. You can confirm lot codes included in the recall at http://www.drbrownsbaby.com/recall-lovey.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Pacifier and Teether Holders are pictured on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the snap on these can detach from the Pacifier’s ribbon, posing a choking hazard for young children. Handi-Craft has received a total of 67 reports of the ribbon fraying and the snap detaching. No injuries have reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pacifier & Teether Holders, please do not use them nor let your child play with or near them. Instead, contact Handi-Craft for further instructions to receive a replacement product or comparable merchandise of equal or lesser value.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Handi-Craft toll-free at 1-833-224-7674 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.drbrownsbaby.com/ and click on the Recall Information link for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Teethers, please search for “baby accessories” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Children, Infants or Babies, please search for “child” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Choking hazards, please search for “choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Death hazards, please search for “death” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Ingestion hazards, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Baby, Infant or Toddler Cribs, their components or their accessories, please search for “crib” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating products and vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Handi-Craft Company, please search for “Handi-Craft” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold under the Dr. Brown’s brand, please search for “Dr. Brown’s” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-126
HCSC ID number: RA-66172
Recalls Direct RIN: 10059-2018
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