The silver ball that holds the ring in place can separate and release the beads inside, posing a choking hazard to babies.
This recall involves about 1,000 sterling silver teething rings sold in three styles:
Single ring with a ball
Single ring with a heart and ball
Three rings with a ball
The hollow ring has small beads inside that make a rattling sound and a ball soldered between the rings.
Independent jewelry, gift, specialty, and department stores nationwide during November 2007 for between $50 and $120.
What To Do:
Take the teething rings away from infants immediately and return them to the store for a full refund or replacement. For more information, contact Empire Silver Company at (800) 255-9475 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.empiresilver.com.
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