Consumer product recall

Crystal Dream Recalls Modified "Bling Pacifiers"

Starting date:
January 31, 2017
Posting date:
January 31, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Identification number:

Affected products

Crystal Dream Modified "Bling Pacifiers"

Product description

This recall involves various Avent- and Nip-brand pacifiers that have been modified with attached items like rhinestones, crystals, faux pearls, and other costume jewellery embellishments.   The pacifiers are available in two sizes:  newborn and 6 months+, and with two nipple styles:  symmetric and asymmetric.

Below are some of the pacifiers included in this recall:
Product SKU Pacifier Name
LQC-P Quilted Faux Leather with Crystals
PBLC Elegant Rhinestone and Baguettes
PBS Swarovski Filigree With Baguettes
PCRC Cross With Swarovski Crystal Center
PGPF Sparkly Flower
PMHRL Black Handlebar Mustache With Red Lips
PMR Rugged Mustache
PPC Crown with Rhinestone
PSH Swarovski Filigree
PT Teddy Bear
U1 Elegant Rhinestone and Pearl
U3 Cream Flower with Rhinestones
U7 Elegant Rhinestone

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that some of the costume jewellery embellishments (faux pearls, for example) on the modified pacifiers may separate and produce a small part, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Crystal Dream has not provided information of incidents or injuries related to the use of these pacifiers in Canada.

Number sold

An unknown number of the recalled pacifiers were shipped to Canada through direct-to-consumer sales on, Etsy, and possibly other websites.

Some of the recalled pacifiers were sold at Quebec retailers including Babies and Bows, Bebe Lena, Boutique Ricci, and Standa.

Time period sold

The recalled pacifiers were sold from January 2007 to January 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.



Crystal Dream


New York


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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifiers away from children and contact Crystal Dream for more information.

Consumers may contact Crystal Dream by telephone at 1- 718-496-2503, by email or visit the firm's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.