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    Flashing Pacifiers Recalled

    Brand: Rhode Island Novelty
    Flashing Pacifiers Recalled recall image Courtesy of CPSC

    Recall Date:

    November 2, 2006

    Danger

    The nipple can separate from the shield easily, posing a choking hazard. Some pacifiers were sold with necklaces that pose a strangulation hazard, and one of the necklaces has beads that can come loose, which poses an aspiration hazard.

    Description

    This recall involves about 237,000 flashing pacifiers and flashing pacifiers with whistles. The pacifiers are clear or colored purple, blue, pink, or green. The pacifiers have five flashing LED lights that are red and blue, red and light green, and orange. Some pacifiers are sold with a rainbow cord that is attached to handles, and some cords have breakaway connectors. One pacifier has multicolored beads on the cords in the shapes of barrels, trains, boats, and various animals. Pacifiers were sold in clamshell packages. The packaging has a warning that states they are for "12+ Years" or "6+ Years." Some of the products have a warning on the packaging that they are not a real pacifier, but a practical joke.

    Sold At

    Novelty shops, toy stores, carnivals, amusement parks, and Web retailers nationwide from January 2003 through September 2006 for between $0.55 and $13.

    What To Do

    Take the pacifiers away from young children immediately and get rid of them. You can also return the pacifiers to the retailers listed above for a refund.

    Recent Recalls

    Our product recalls database includes information and content from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and other sources. Our database is not comprehensive. For more complete information concerning recalls, visit www.cpsc.gov or, for car seats, www.safercar.gov.