Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teethers

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

Recall date:
March 15, 2018

Units:
About 590,000 (in addition, about 10,500 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact:
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.

Recall Details

Description:
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.

Remedy:
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.

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

Manufacturer(s):
Yangzhou Rich Arts & Crafts Co., Ltd., of Yang Zhou City, China

Importer(s):
Handi-Craft Company, of St. Louis, Mo

Distributor(s):
Handi-Craft Company, of St. Louis, Mo

Manufactured In:
China

Recall number:
18-126