Consumer product recall

Les Produits Arboréka Inc. recalls certain BOKA pacifier holders

Starting date:
August 12, 2016
Posting date:
August 12, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Choking Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Arboréka BOKA pacifier holders 

Product description

This recall involves BOKA pacifier holders with the following characteristics:

  • The metal clip is glued to the wooden disc and is not attached with screws.
  • The metal clip and the silicone ring of the pacifier holders are attached with stitching to the ends of a ribbon, which can be of various colours.

Pacifier holders with the following characteristics are NOT part of the recall:

  • The metal clip is attached to the wooden disc with two screws.
  • The ribbon is attached to the wooden disc.
  • The silicone ring is held onto the ribbon with a rivet.

Hazard identified

The wooden disc on the recalled pacifier holders can detach from the metal clip, posing a choking hazard for young children.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Les Produits Arboréka Inc. has received two reports related to the detachment of the wooden disc, with no reports of injury.

Number sold

Approximately 1,500 pacifier holders were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled pacifier holders were sold from April 2015 to July 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Produits Arboreka Inc.




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the pacifier holders from the reach of children. Consumers can contact Les Produits Arboréka Inc. to obtain a new product in exchange.

For more information, consumers can contact Les Produits Arboréka Inc. toll-free at 855-545-0545, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST), from Monday to Friday.

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.