WASHINGTON, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Hobby-Lobby-Recalls-Infant-Pacifier-Holders/
Name of Product: Pacifier holders
Hazard: The fin of the whale and the head of the octopus can detach from the pacifier holder, posing a choking hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pacifier holders and return them to the nearest Hobby Lobby store for a full refund or store credit.
Consumer Contact: Hobby Lobby Stores at 800-326-7931 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.hobbylobby.com and click on the "Recall" tab at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 12,900
Description: This recall involves Little Wishes Summer Plush Pacifier Holder, including the Blue Whale, item number 5202601, and the Pink Octopus, item number 5725213. The pacifier holders are made of a plush fabric, stuffed with fiber, measure approximately 4.5 inches by 2 inches and have a 10-inch ribbon attached to the body. The item number is printed on the top left corner of the product hang tag. "Hobby Lobby 9123069" is printed on the front and back of the sewn-in label.
Incidents/Injuries: Hobby Lobby has received one report of the whale fin detaching from the pacifier holder. No injuries have been reported.
Sold exclusively at: Hobby Lobby Stores nationwide from January 2016 through April 2016 for about $5.
Importer: Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., of Oklahoma City, Okla.
Manufactured in: China
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Recall Number: 16-160
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission