Fred & Friends recalls Chill Baby Pacifiers
- Starting date:
- January 30, 2014
- Posting date:
- January 30, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Choking Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Fred & Friends.
Fred & Friends Chill Baby Volume, Panic Button and Artiste Pacifiers
This recall involves three styles of Chill Baby pacifiers that are all made of silicone rubber and plastic.
|Product Name||Product Description||UPC|
|Chill Baby Volume Button Pacifier||Has a rotating volume control knob||728987020599|
|Chill Baby Panic Button Pacifier||Has a non-functioning red panic button||728987020605|
|Chill Baby Artiste Pacifier||Has a faux moustache and beard (to appear asa goatee)||728987021282|
The beard component of the Chill Baby Artiste pacifier and the knob on the Chill Baby Volume pacifier can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The ventilation holes on the Baby Chill Volume and Baby Chill Panic Button pacifiers are too small.
Fred & Friends has received one report of the knob on the Baby Chill Volume pacifier detaching in the United States. No injuries have been reported.
Neither Health Canada nor Fred & Friends has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians regarding the use of these products.
Approximately 17,136 of the recalled products were distributed in Canada and approximately 183,000 were imported in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled pacifiers were sold from April 2013 to December 2013 in Canada and the United States at various department, gift, drug, toy, baby product, grocery and home decorating stores, hospital and museum gift shops, as well as various websites.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Fred & Friends
What you should do
Consumers should take the recalled pacifiers away from young children immediately and return them to Fred & Friends for a $12 (U.S) refund. Fred & Friends is providing a postage paid envelope for consumers to return the recalled pacifiers.
For more information, consumers may contact Fred & Friends toll-free at 1-855-346-6372, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, by email or visit the Fred & Friend's website and click on Pacifier Recall.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission'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.